Samuel Ligon is the author of the novel Safe in Heaven Dead (HarperCollins, 2003). His stories have appeared in Other Voices, Post Road, The Quarterly, Manoa, StoryQuarterly, and Cimerron 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.
That one of the nation's best literary magazines comes out of Alaska may seem surprising, but so it is.