Oct. 18 & 19, 2014 9am to 5pm, Kentuck Park, 3501 5th St., Northport, AL 35476 Black Warrior Review is pleased to join the hundreds artists and craftspeople at Kentuck Park in a few days! On the third weekend of October each year is the Kentuck Festival of the Arts, one of...Read More
Charles Simic at the Bankhead Visiting Writer’s Series, University of Alabama, March 2004 All readings are made possible by an endowment from the Bankhead Foundation, the Program in Creative Writing, the Department of English, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The...Read More
BWR is pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of our 10th Annual Contest in Prose, Poetry, and Nonfiction. Each winner will receive $1,000 and publication in issue 40.2 of BWR (forthcoming this spring), and for the first time ever each runner-up will receive $100....Read More
Jessica Lee Richardson, Michael Mejia, and Sarah Blackman will join the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series and Black Warrior Review on Friday, October 17th at noon, for a Q&A on the job market, writing outside of the structure of an MFA program, finding an agent, publishing a...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 …