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September 2021

Corinna Cook & Keema Waterfield [watch this event live @ aqreview.org/live OR @ facebook.com/alaskaquarterlyreview]

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AKDT

Corinna Cook is the author of Leavetakings, an essay collection (University of Alaska Press, 2020). Her nonfiction has appeared in publications such as Flyway, Alaska Quarterly Review, Ocean State Review, and Alaska Magazine. Her academic writing appears in Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies and New Writing: The International Journal for the Theory of Creative Writing and Pedagogy and American Literary Studies. Cook earned a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri. With the support of…

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October 2021

Weike Wang & Cara Blue Adams

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Weike Wang is the author of Chemistry (Knopf, 2017). She is the recipient of the 2018 Pen Hemingway, a Whiting award and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35.  Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, and The New Yorker, among other publications. She is in the 2019 Best American Short Stories and O. Henry Prizes. She earned her MFA from Boston University and her other degrees from Harvard. She currently lives in New York City and…

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Pattiann Rogers & Laura Kolbe

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT

Watch online at https://aqreview.org/live Pattiann Rogers has published fourteen books of poetry, most recently Quickening Fields from Penguin/Random House in 2017.  Rogers is the recipient of two NEA Grants, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Fellowship, and a Lannan Literary Award in Poetry.  In 2018 she received a Special Burroughs Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nature Poetry.  Among other awards her poems have received five Pushcart Prizes, two appearances in Best American Poetry, five appearances in Best Spiritual Writing, two Awards…

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November 2021

Kristopher Jansma, Gerri Brightwell & Gregory Brown

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Kristopher Jansma is the author of Why We Came to the City (Viking/Penguin, 2016) and The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards (Viking/Penguin 2013), winner of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Fiction Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the recipient of an honorable mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. He has written for the New York Times, Chicago Quarterly Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, ZYZZVA, The Believer, and Prairie Schooner. He writes the popular "Unfinished Business" column for Electric Literature. His work has been noted as distinguished…

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Michelle Brittan Rosado, Marie Tozier & Amber Flora Thomas

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live. Michelle Brittan Rosado is the author of Why Can't It Be Tenderness, which won the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018), and Theory on Falling into a Reef, which won the inaugural Rick Campbell Chapbook Prize (Anhinga Press, 2016). Her poems have been published in venues such as Alaska Quarterly Review, Poet Lore, The New Yorker, and the anthology Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience. She has received awards and fellowships…

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December 2021

Emily Mitchell, Matthew Lansburgh & Elizabeth Stix

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Emily Mitchell is the author of a novel, The Last Summer of the World (W. W. Norton, 2007), and a collection of short stories, Viral (W. W. Norton, 2015). Her short fiction has appeared in Harper's, Ploughshares, The Sun, Alaska Quarterly Review, the Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere. Her non-fiction has appeared in The New York Times, New Statesman (UK) and Guernica. She’s received fellowships from the Corporation of Yaddo, Ucross Foundation, and Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She serves as fiction editor of…

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Todd Boss, Keetje Kuipers & Maureen Seaton

December 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Todd Boss is a poet, public artist, inventor, librettist, and film producer in Minneapolis. His four poetry collections, all from W. W. Norton & Co., include Yellowrocket (2008), Pitch (2012), Tough Luck (2017) and One Day the Plan of a Town (forthcoming in 2022). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, Poetry, Alaska Quarterly Review, and National Public Radio. His lyrics have been performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie…

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January 2022

Stuart Dischell, Gabrielle Bates & Nancy Eimers

January 14, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Stuart Dischell is the author of Good Hope Road (Viking), a National Poetry Series Selection, Evenings & Avenues (Penguin), Dig Safe (Penguin), Backwards Days (Penguin), Children with Enemies (Chicago), and the forthcoming The Lookout Man (Chicago). His poems have appeared in The Alaska Quarterly, The Atlantic, Agni, The New Republic, Slate, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and anthologies including Essential Poems, Hammer and Blaze, The Pushcart Prize, and Good Poems. A recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, he is a professor in…

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Anjali Sachdeva, Katherine Heiny & Maria Adelmann

January 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch online at https://aqreview.org/live Anjali Sachdeva’s short story collection, All the Names They Used for God, was the winner of the 2019 Chautauqua Prize. It was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Refinery 29, and BookRiot, and longlisted for the Story Prize. The New York Times Book Review called the collection "strange and wonderful," and Roxane Gay called it, "One of the best collections I’ve ever read. Every single story is a standout." Her fiction has been published…

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February 2022

Kirun Kapur, D.M. Aderibigbe & Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

February 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch online at https://aqreview.org/live Kirun Kapur’s latest book, Women in the Waiting Room, was a finalist for the National Poetry Series and is out now from Black Lawrence Press (2020). She’s the winner of the Arts & Letters Rumi Prize and the Antivenom Poetry Award for her first book, Visiting Indira Gandhi’s Palmist (Elixir Press, 2015). Her work appears in AGNI, Poetry, Alaska Quarterly Review, International, Prairie Schooner, Ploughshares, and many other journals. She serves as editor at the Beloit…

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Pete Duval, Renée Branum & Charlie Buck

February 25, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Pete Duval's short story collection The Deposition, winner of the 2020 Juniper Prize for Fiction, was published by The University of Massachusetts Press in March 2021 An earlier collection, Rear View (Houghton Mifflin), won the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Bakeless Prize, the Connecticut Book Award, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times’ Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Ascent, The Massachusetts Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Witness, among other venues. He…

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March 2022

Jessica Jacobs, Francine Merasty & John Bargowski

March 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKST

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books), winner of the Devil’s Kitchen and Goldie Awards, and Pelvis with Distance (White Pine Press), a biography-in-poems of Georgia O'Keeffe, winner of the New Mexico Book Award and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Chapbook Editor for Beloit Poetry Journal, she lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her wife, the poet Nickole Brown, with whom she co-authored Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts…

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Bruce Bond, Anne Kaier and Mary Kudenov

March 25, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Bruce Bond is the author of twenty-eight books including, most recently, Blackout Starlight: New and Selected Poems 1997-2015 (E. Phillabaum Award, LSU, 2017), Rise and Fall of the Lesser Sun Gods (Elixir Prize, Elixir Press, 2018), Frankenstein’s Children (Lost Horse, 2018), Dear Reader (Parlor, 2018), Plurality and the Poetics of Self (Palgrave, 2019), Words Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU, 2019), Scar (Etruscan, 2020), Behemoth (New Criterion Prize, Criterion Books, 2020), The Calling (Parlor, 2021), Patmos (Juniper Prize, UMass, 2021), Liberation of Dissonance…

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April 2022

Denise Duhamel, Robert Davis Hoffmann, Marlin M. Jenkins & Eva Saulitis

April 8, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Denise Duhamel’s most recent book of poetry is Second Story (Pittsburgh, 2021). Her other titles include Scald; Blowout; Ka-Ching!; Two and Two; Queen for a Day: Selected and New Poems; The Star-Spangled Banner; and Kinky. She and Maureen Seaton have co-authored four collections, the most recent of which is CAPRICE (Collaborations: Collected, Uncollected, and New) (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015). And she and Julie Marie Wade co-authored The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose (Noctuary Press, 2019). A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, Duhamel…

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Ellen Bass, Anne Coray & Alison Hawthorne Deming

April 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AKDT

Watch this event online at https://aqreview.org/live Ellen Bass is the author of seven poetry collections. Her most recent is Indigo (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). With Florence Howe she coedited the first major anthology of women’s poetry, No More Masks! (Doubleday, 1973) and cowrote the groundbreaking The Courage to Heal (HarperCollins, 1988, 2008). Among her awards are Fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, three Pushcart Prizes, and The Lambda Literary Award. A Chancellor of the…

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