Karen Leona Anderson is the author of two poetry collections: Receipt (Milkweed) and Pu-nish Honey (Carolina Wren). Her poems have appeared in ZYZZYVA, New American Writing, Fence, Volt, 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.
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.