Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Current Issue

Vol. 34, No. 3 & 4
Winter/Spring 2018

FICTION: 13 Short Stories
ESSAY: 6 Personal Essays
POETRY: A Collection of Poems by 30 Poets

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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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It is with sadness we note the passing of Renee Krull, an invaluable member of AQR's production team at our printer Thomson-Shore going back more than 30 years. Renee was integral to AQR's success and she was a joy to work with. Renee's many talents, high standards, and can-do spirit will be greatly missed. ... See MoreSee Less

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AQR contributing editor Peggy Shumaker's CAIRN: NEW & SELECTED is just out from Red Hen Press. It's a marvelous collection representing forty years of Peggy's poems and prose. Please join us in congratulating Peggy! ... See MoreSee Less

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