Ihab Hassan is the author of fifteen nonfiction books, most recently In Quest of Nothing: Essays 1998–2008 (AMS Press Inc, 2010). His short stories have appeared in AGNI and Antioch Review.
That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.
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.