Michigan Quarterly Review is an interdisciplinary and international literary journal, combining distinctive voices in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, as well as works in translation. Our work extends online as well, where we publish cultural commentary alongside reviews and interviews with writers, artists, and cultural figures around the world. The flagship literary journal of the University of Michigan, our magazine embraces creative urgency and cultural relevance, aiming to challenge conventions and address long-overdue conversations. As we continue to promote an expansive and inclusive vision, we seek work from established and emerging writers with diverse aesthetics and experiences. Past special issues have included writing on the Flint Water Crisis, Iran, and Caregiving. We have published prose by Margaret Atwood, Charles Baxter, Raymond Carver, Peter Ho Davies, Mary Gaitskill, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Marge Piercy, Virgil Suárez, Corey Van Landingham, Hanan al-Shaykh, Hananah Zaheer, Francine Prose, Elizabeth Alexander, Juan Cole, Joan Silber, and James Wood. And poetry by Jasmine V. Bailey, Robert Bly, Eavan Boland, Lucie Brock Broido, Anne Carson, Victoria Chang, Rita Dove, V.V. Ganeshananthan, Francine J. Harris, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Fady Joudah, Laura Kasischke, Deborah Landau, Karen An-hwei Lee, Philip Levine, Airea D. Matthews, Shane McCrae, Thylias Moss, Sharon Olds, Jacques Rancourt, Julian Randall, Paisley Rekdal, Adrienne Rich, Mary Ruefle, sam sax, Elizabeth Schmuhl, Danez Smith, Cathy Song, and John Updike.