Taije Silverman is the author of the poetry collection Houses Are Fields (LSU PRESS). Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, Barrow Street, The Best American Poetry, and The Pushcart Prize anthology.
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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.