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

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The National Book Foundation announced today that Weike Wang (AQR Vol. 31 1-2) is one of Five Under 35 honorees, a group of debut writers under the age of 35 whose work "promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape." Weike’s 2017 debut novel is CHEMISTRY (Knopf). Please join us in congratulating Weike!
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