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Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Competitive Edges

Volume 93, Number 3

From the steroid-saturated Mr. Olympia competition in Las Vegas to the world’s most violent polo match in Kazakhstan, from the fraternity of a Brooklyn arcade to the politics of roller derby in Egypt, the summer issue of VQR looks at ways in which competition transcends just winning or losing—whether it’s through solidarity, equality, or a sense of who we are.

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Summer 2017, Competitive Edges

Table of Contents

Articles

Reporting

Essays

Dropping In

Profiles

Fiction

Souvenir

Criticism

Photography

Author Profiles

Will Boast is the author of a forthcoming novel, Daphne (Norton/Liveright, 2018), a best-selling memoir, Epilogue (Norton/Liveright, 2014), and a story collection, Power Ballads (University of Iowa, 2011), which won the

Michael Croley was born in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Corbin, Kentucky. In 2016 he won an NEA Literature Fellowship as well as an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.

Emily Eakin is working on a book about real estate and politics.