Author: Thanvi Dola

TVR Launch Party 4/19

Our launch party for Volume 36 of The Vanderbilt Review will be on Tuesday, April 19! Come hear from our contributors, grab your copy of the magazine, and celebrate the creativity of Vanderbilt’s student body.  We’ll be providing catered dinner from Martin’s Barbecue and Radical Rabbit. The event will run from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Alumni…
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The Last Birds

The birds are gone, Elliot thought idly, watching the gray deadness above. He couldn’t recall when, exactly, he’d stopped seeing them, only that they must’ve disappeared like the rest of the world: fading into the depths of consciousness until they became mere dreams. If he closed his eyes now he could escape to where the…
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Staff Applications for the 2021/2022 Edition Have Now Closed

Staff applications for The Vanderbilt Review closed on Friday, September 24th. The magazine is still accepting prose, poetry, and art submissions for the 2021/22 edition until Saturday, December 4th. Keep up with the instagram (@thevanderbiltreview) and this website for updates, blog posts, artistic and literary content, and more!

Staff Applications and Submissions for the 2021/2022 Issue Are Now Live!

Interested in joining The Vanderbilt Review as part of the poetry, prose, art, or layout boards? Apply to be on the 2021/2022 staff here! Got prose, poetry, drama, art, or photography to submit? Do that too!

Warm Revisits

by Lilly Zheng, Layout Staff I thought I knew Beijing well. The hot weather. The constant scent of car exhaust. The short breaths. The clogged lungs. I used to walk the familiar paths around my grandparents’ apartment complex, looking down along the river bank at the trash floating in the water. Sometimes, I’d even see…
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Fun With A Magazine

By Emily Kopec, Editor in Chief More than I like actually reading, I like buying books. So here I am, recommending a book I haven’t actually read yet: Factories of Knowledge, Industries of Creativity by Gerald Raunig. In this book, Raunig draws parallels between factories and universities, asserting that the role of the university is…
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