Spring 2022

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Volume 110, No. 1
Spring 2022
The Yale Review

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Our Spring 2022 issue features a folio edited by Eula Biss on the dilemmas and anxieties of ownership, with work from Aminatta Forna, Tiphanie Yanique, David Trinidad, Glen Retief, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, José Vadi, and more. Plus: a fiction debut from Cord Jefferson; Garth Greenwell in conversation with Richie Hofmann and Carl Phillips; new poems from Rae Armantrout and Cynthia Zarin, and much more.

Table of Contents

Nonfiction

Folio

Ownership: An Introduction

Nine writers on the complexities of property
Eula Biss
March 1, 2022
Portrait of Sheila Heti
Books

The Sublime Modes of Sheila Heti

The novelist as philosopher
Noreen Khawaja
March 1, 2022

Essays

Essays

Communalism in the Veld

Rethinking property in South Africa
Glen Retief
March 1, 2022
Essays

More Joy and Less Cool

What it means to be a skater
José Vadi
March 1, 2022
Illustration of fluid black shapes and chairs by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Essays

The Black Shape Slumped in a Chair

Kerry James Marshall and the Taliesin murders
Aisha Sabatini Sloan
March 1, 2022
Illustration of three rows of chairs by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Essays

Unspeakable Pain

What doctors don't hear
Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas
March 1, 2022
Illustration of a figure falling against a green background
Essays

Who Owns Your Story?

Transcending the trauma narrative
Aminatta Forna
February 28, 2022

Fiction

Fiction

The Front House

Cord Jefferson
March 1, 2022
Illustration of a tree in snowy landscape by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Fiction

The Hermit

Nami Mun
March 1, 2022

Poetry

Illustration of a floor plan and toothbrushes by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Poetry

Guest House

John Jeremiah Sullivan
March 1, 2022
Illustration of five playing cards with orchids by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Poetry

Here I Go

Rae Armantrout
March 1, 2022
Poetry

Larry Something, 13B

Mark Kraushaar
March 1, 2022
Illustration of mountains and clouds by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Poetry

Race Point

Cynthia Zarin
March 1, 2022
Illustration of water patterns by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Poetry

Reverb

Rae Armantrout
March 1, 2022

Interviews

Conversations

Three Queer Writers on Craft and Cruising

Garth Greenwell,
Richie Hofmann,
Carl Phillips
February 28, 2022

Folios

Collector's Item

The everyday ambivalence of property
Eula Biss,
Dalia Huerta Cano
March 1, 2022
Essays

Communalism in the Veld

Rethinking property in South Africa
Glen Retief
March 1, 2022
Illustration of a floor plan and toothbrushes by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Poetry

Guest House

John Jeremiah Sullivan
March 1, 2022
Essays

More Joy and Less Cool

What it means to be a skater
José Vadi
March 1, 2022
Illustration of a tree in snowy landscape by Laura Padilla Castellanos
Fiction

The Hermit

Nami Mun
March 1, 2022

Ownership

Collector's Item

The everyday ambivalence of property
Eula Biss,
Dalia Huerta Cano
March 1, 2022
Essays

Communalism in the Veld

Rethinking property in South Africa
Glen Retief
March 1, 2022
Essays

More Joy and Less Cool

What it means to be a skater
José Vadi
March 1, 2022

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Fiction

The Front House

Cord Jefferson

Books

The Sublime Modes of Sheila Heti

The novelist as philosopher
Noreen Khawaja

Conversations

Three Queer Writers on Craft and Cruising

Garth Greenwell,
Richie Hofmann,
Carl Phillips