Alaska Quarterly Review is a literary journal devoted to contemporary literary art, publishing fiction, short plays, poetry, photo essays, and literary non-fiction in traditional and experimental styles. It is published by the University of Alaska Anchorage in partnership with the Center for the Narrative and Lyric Arts. The editors encourage new and emerging writers, while continuing to publish award winning and established writers.
Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript:
- Mailing address
- Phone number
- Email address
All manuscripts must be typed and accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). Unless a SASE is enclosed with your submission, you will not hear from us unless we are interested in publishing your manuscript. We try to reply within six to 16 weeks.
All general correspondence should be addressed to The Editors. Please address submissions indicating the genre of your submission (e.g. ‘Fiction Editor,” “Poetry Editor,” “Non-Fiction Editor,” or “Drama Editor”) at the following address:
Alaska Quarterly Review
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive (ESH 208)
Anchorage, AK 99508
We plan to have online submissions available via Submittable in the future. Until then, AQR will continue to review only hard copy submissions as described in the center section of this page titled Submissions.