NOTE: Online submissions will be available via Submittable from SEPT 10 - OCT 15, 2017.  This is a pilot study to see if the journal will continue to accept online submissions.

AQR will continue to review only hard copy submissions as described in our Writer's Guidelines.

Alaska Quarterly Review (www.aqrreview.org) 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. Founded in 1982, 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. Works originally published in AQR have appeared in the following awards collections:

Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards; The Best American Poetry; The Best American Short Stories; The Pushcart Prize: The Best of the Small Presses; The Best American Essays; The Best American Nonrequired Reading; The Best American Mystery Stories; and The Beacon Best: Creative Writing by Women and Men of All Colors.

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.
$3.00
$3.00
Short stories and novel excerpts in traditional and experimental styles (generally not exceeding 50 pages).

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.
$3.00
$3.00
Poems in traditional and experimental styles but no light verse (up to 20 pages).

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.
$3.00
Literary nonfiction in traditional and experimental styles (generally not exceeding 50 pages).

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.
$3.00
$3.00
Short plays in traditional and experimental styles (generally not exceeding 50 pages).

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.
$3.00
$3.00
Please query us before submitting here. Send queries though the contact form at https://aqreview.org/contact-us/.

Please include the following contact information in your cover letter and/or on your manuscript: mailing address, phone number, and email address if available.