AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Celebrating 34 Years

of Publication

What People are Saying

That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.

The Washington Post Book World

It remains one of our best, and most imaginative, literary magazines.

Michael Dirda
The New York Review of Books

AQR – A Literary Magazine of Consequence

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Gerri Brightwell's short story "Williamsville" (AQR Spring & Summer 2016) has been chosen for THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2017. John Sandford (guest editor) and Otto Penzler are the editors of the volume. Please join us in congratulating Gerri! (aqreview.org/williamsville) ... See MoreSee Less

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AQR Winter & Spring 2017 edition launch: 7PM Friday, February 24 at Great Harvest Bread Co. Anchorage, AK co-sponsored by the Alaska Humanities Forum, 49 Writers and the Center for the Narrative & Lyric Arts. The program includes Mary Odden reading her featured essay, "March," that asks us to consider "How do we in live in the natural world with intention and integrity?" Odden is a 2015 Rasmuson Foundation project grant winner and her essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, Northwest Review, Nimrod, and a collection of her essays, Mostly Water: Rural and North, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2019. (aqreview.org/march/) ... See MoreSee Less

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