Alaska Quarterly Review - A Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review, Volume 35

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Vol. 35, No. 1 & 2
Summer/Fall 2018

NOVELLA: Life/Story by Emily Mitchell
STORIES: 11 Short Stories
ESSAY: 3 Personal Essays
POETRY: A Collection of Poems

Featured Posts

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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Mary Oliver was a wonderful poet. Her passing is a great loss.Poet Mary Oliver reads her poem "Wild Geese": You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repen... ... See MoreSee Less

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AQR Contributing Editor Elizabeth Bradfield's latest collection Toward Antarctica will be released this spring from Boreal Books. This haibun exploration of her work as a naturalist in Antarctica is extraordinary. Brava, Liz! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us in congratulating Mary Peelen (AQR Vols. 33 3-4, 28 1-2, 27 3-4). Her debut poetry collection, "Quantum Heresies" will be published by Glass Lyre Press in early 2019. AQR contributing editor Elizabeth Bradfield wrote, "Peelen unveils new ways to make sense of our complicated, contradictory world." Read Mary's poem "Universal Law" ... See MoreSee Less

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