Alaska Quarterly Review - A Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review
AQR - Best Literary Magazine
Alaska Quarterly Review Issue 36 3/4

Current Issue

Vol. 36, No. 3 & 4
Winter/Spring 2020

Carrying the Fire: Celebrating
Indigenous Voices of Canada
STORIES: 8 Short Stories
ESSAYS: 3 Personal Essays
POEMS: A Collection of Poems by 24 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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The Writer's Almanac features Julie Danho reading her poem "Lounging on the Couch on My 39th Birthday in Pink Flannel Donut Pajamas" that first appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review and now is included in her new collection, Those Who Keep Arriving. ... See MoreSee Less

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ALERT ABOUT SUBMISSIONS: Social distancing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic requires that the AQR editorial team move to remote work wherever possible. After MARCH 27 we will only review submissions on SUBMITTABLE. That means that until further notice, we will no longer review hard copy submissions that arrive after MARCH 27. Specific genre submission windows -- ... See MoreSee Less

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