AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Celebrating 35 Years

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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

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Teddy Balangu, master carver and elder, accepts his contributor's copy of AQR's 35th anniversary edition in Palembei Village, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea (September 2nd, 2017). Teddy is one of the exceptional artists whose work is showcased "In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man" by Carol E. Mayer of the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology. This 86-page feature explores the memories, myths, and the contemporary art of the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. ... See MoreSee Less

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