Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Celebrating 35 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 Cover - Issue 34 Summer/Fall

Current Issue

Vol. 34, No.1 & 2, Summer/Fall 2017

In this issue:


  • “In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Memories, Myths, and Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea”
    by Carol E. Mayer


  • 12 Short Stories


  • A Collection of Poems
    by 33 Poets

AQR – A Literary Magazine of Consequence

Recently Published Literary Works

Facebook Posts

"AQR's film version of Shaawatke'é's Birth, a powerful collaborative bilingual poem in Tlingit and English, featured at the Anchorage International Film Festivall, is now available online. Watch here!" (Poets Emily Wall and X'unei Lance Twitchell; filmmaker Ryan Cortez Gemini Waltz Media. Special thanks to Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts, and Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.) ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook