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.
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.