Former U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan is an Academy of American Poets Chancellor and a fellow of the MacArthur Foundation. Her most recent book, The Best of It: New and Selected Poems (Grove Press), received the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for 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.