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Just published: Best American Poetry 2016 features Olena Kalytiak Davis's AQR poem "On the Certainty of Bryan." Best American Short Stories 2016 features Daniel O'Malley's AQR story "Bridge" and Raul Palma's AQR story "Eminent Domain" is cited as a Distinguished Story of the year. Last year we neglected to mention Sharon Solwitz's AQR story "The Impostor" was cited as a Distinguished Story of the year. You can also read them all on ( ... See MoreSee Less

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AQR presents A VOICE AGAINST THE CULTURE OF RAPE on Friday, October 7 at 7PM in the Anchorage Museum auditorium. The evening features Anchorage-based actress Sarah Baird reading Eliese Goldbach's courageous personal essay, "White Horse," about campus rape and its aftermath. A distinguished panel of experts provides insights from scholarly, legal, advocacy, and artistic perspectives following the reading. Please join us for this compelling and free event. ( ... See MoreSee Less

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Compelling AQR essays by Lawrence Lenhart ("Dog Sucker") and by the late Eva Saulitis ("Man of Letters") have been selected as Notable Essays of the Year in The Best American Essays 2017. You can read both essays on AQR's new website ( ... See MoreSee Less

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