Alaska Quarterly Review - A Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Current Issue

Vol. 35, No. 3 & 4
Winter/Spring 2019

by Christie Hodgen
STORIES: 10 Short Stories
LONG POEM: Matisse’s Great-Granddaughter
by Jennifer Habel
POEMS: A Collection of Poems by 20 Poets

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A Literary Magazine of Consequence

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

How large the scope of this exceptional journal is. AQR has always sought not only work of aesthetic strength and power but also work that includes a rigorous questioning of larger societal issues.

Jane Hirshfield
Contributing Editor

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

Michael Dirda
The New York Review of Books

Fresh treasure.

The New York Times Book Review

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A lovely, poignant poem, “The Weighing,” by AQR contributing editor Jane Hirshfield. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Bruce Cohen! His poem “Human Traffic” (AQR Vol. 34 3-4) has won a Pushcart Prize. Read the poem: "Human Traffic" will be reprinted in Pushcart Prize XLIV Best of the Small Presses (2020 edition), to be published in cloth and in trade paperback in November. ... See MoreSee Less

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