Alaska Quarterly Review - A Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine

Current Issue

Vol. 36, No. 1 & 2
Summer/Fall 2019

SPECIAL FEATURE:
The Lonely Isalnds: Attu and Kiska
Essay by Nancy Lord
Photographs by Irene Owsley
STORIES: 12 Short Stories
ESSAYS: Three Personal Essays
POEMS: A Collection of Poems by 26 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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AQR's new issue will engage, inspire, and move you! Short stories by Lee Conell, Debbie Urbanski and Linda McCullough Moore are followed stories by Victoria Waddle, Deborah Elliott Deutschman, Nancy Reisman, Michelle Ross, Jane Gillette, Aurelie Sheehan, Jeremy Griffin, Rachel Rose, and Mark Jacobs. Also featured are 3 personal essays, a major photographic essay, and a collection of poems by 26 poets. AQR is available at selected bookstores and from aqreview.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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Kudos to author and AQR contributor Dina Nayeri. She recently appeared on the PBS Newshour to discuss her latest book, Ungrateful Refugee (Catapult). Three of her short stories have appeared in AQR including "A Ride Out of Pharo," an O. Henry Prize winner. ... See MoreSee Less

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AQR's new issue will engage, inspire, and move you! Personal essays: "Icon" by Richard Adams Carey, "The Witching Hour" by Kelly Sundberg, and "Love, Crazy?" by Deborah A. Lott. 12 short stories, a major photographic essay, and a collection of poems by 26 poets. AQR is available at selected bookstores and from aqreview.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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