Jenny Irish is the author of a forthcoming story collection, Common Ancestor (Black Law-rence Press). Her stories have appeared in Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Epoch, and Ninth Letter.
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.
That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.