Maxine Scates is the author of the poetry collection Undone (New Issues Press, 2011). She has published poems in The American Poetry Review, The Massachusetts Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, and Virginia Quarterly Review.
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.
It remains one of our best, and most imaginative, literary magazines.
That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.