Virginia Quarterly Review

4 articles

The Death of Randall Jarrell

The poet died when he was hit by a car in 1965. Everything else about his demise is a mystery.


The Forgotten Village

Revisiting California’s grape vines more than 70 years after the publication of The Grapes of Wrath.


Sky High

On fireworks, and the “pyros” who practice the art.


Sugar Days

The sugar beet harvest in North Dakota draws a modern version of the American hobo.