AQR - Best Literary Magazine

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AQR proudly presents GARY H. HOLTHAUS: "A Retrospective Celebration of Poetry and Prose 1976-2016." Two evenings at 7PM:
Thursday, January 26 (Poetry) and Friday, January 27 (Prose)
Hosted by the Great Harvest Bread Company, 570 E. Benson Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99503 and co-sponsored by the Alaska Humanities Forum, 49 Writers, and the Center for the Narrative & Lyric Arts.
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“First wonder goes deepest; wonder after that fits in the impression made by the first.” (Yann Martel: Life of Pi)

AQR's powerful new edition is on its way to bookstores near you. Copies are also available through AQR's website: (
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Poet Nancy Chen Long (AQR Vol. 33 1-2) is one of thirty-seven recipients of the $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships in poetry-- for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Please join us in congratulating Nancy for this superb recognition of her work! ... See MoreSee Less

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