By SHAELYN SMITH Black Warrior Review: What have you been reading lately? Anything that’s really impressed you or has stayed with you? Mary Roach: Amazing literary page-turner called Descent, the debut novel by Tim Johnston. I honest to crap missed a flight that was...Read More
By: RYAN BOLLENBACH Black Warrior Review: Your new book Heliopause is coming out March 9th (we’re very excited for it at the BWR office). What about the poems in this volume gives it its helio and its pause? Heather Christle: “Heliopause” is the term for the...Read More
By CONNOR O’NEILL Black Warrior Review: This essay does a lot of things, one of them being that it demonstrates just a ton of research. How/where do you research? Are there particular eras or figures in history that most interest you? Caroline Crew: In the last year I’ve...Read More
By BETHANY STARTIN http://bwr.ua.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Dulia_p1_Final.m4a Hear Emily Goodman Means read from Section 1 of her piece “Dulia,” from Issue 41.2. http://bwr.ua.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Dulia_p6_Final.m4a Hear Emily Goodman Means read from...Read More
Black Warrior Review is named after the river that borders the campus of The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The city, river, and journal derive their names from the sixteenth-century Indian chief Tuscaloosa, whose name comes from two words of Creek or Choctaw origin—tusca (warrior) and lusa (black).
Established in 1974 by graduate students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama, Black Warrior Review publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and art by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners alongside up-and-coming writers. Stories and poems appearing in Black Warrior Review have been reprinted in the Pushcart Prize series, Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South, and other anthologies. Each issue features a chapbook from a nationally known poet.
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