Mary Stewart Hammond is the author of the poetry collection Out of Canaan (W.W. Norton, 1993). Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, American Poetry Review, Field, The Paris Review, and The New Yorker.
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.