Donald Platt is the author of four books of poetry, including Dirt Angels (New Issues Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in Salmagundi, Prairie Schooner, Michigan Quarterly Review, and in The Pushcart Prize and The Best American Poetry.
That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.
It remains one of our best, and most imaginative, literary magazines.
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.