Maria Mutch’s stories have appeared in Guernica, SmokeLong Quarterly, Juked, Necessary Fiction, and The Malahat Review. She is the author of the memoir Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours (Simon & Schuster, 2014).
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.