ABR is the American Book Review.

American Book Review was founded in October 1977 in Brooklyn, New York by the avant-garde novelist Ronald Sukenick and relocated to the University of Houston-Victoria in July 2006 after extended residencies at the University of Colorado-Boulder and Illinois State University in Normal.

American Book Review - Wikipedia

This three-year project’s goal is to raise $1 million from local and regional individuals, foundations and corporations. Revenue generated by these endowment funds will insure American Book Review’s on-going viability and permanent residence at UHV. Funds will also facilitate the development of undergraduate and graduate curriculum in the publishing arts.

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American Book Review - University of Houston-Victoria

Founded in 1977, the American Book Review is a nonprofit, internationally distributed publication that appears six times a year. ABR specializes in reviews of frequently neglected published works of fiction, poetry, and literary and cultural criticism from small, regional, university, ethnic, avant-garde, and women's presses. ABR as a literary journal aims to project the sense of engagement that writers themselves feel about what is being published. It is edited and produced by writers for writers and the general public.