Please join us at 7:30 PM at the University Club this Thursday (March 6), for a fantastic reading with fantastic snacks. Poet Keetje Kuipers and novelist Jamie Quatro will both have books available for sale, and there will be beautiful limited-edition broadsides from the Book...Read More
Ed. Alan Licht 400 Pages W. W. Norton & Company By: ANDREW WUSLER In the recently released book length interview, Will Oldham on Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Oldham takes a break from talking about touring to discuss a concept he’s been considering. A few nights a month when...Read More
Heading to Seattle for AWP The editors of Black Warrior Review are delighted to be a continued presence at AWP’s Annual Conference and Bookfair. Though the Pacific Northwest is known for rain as well as good literature, BWR hopes to see you, our fantastic community of...Read More
Evan Lavender-Smith 178 Pages BlazeVOX Books By STEPHEN THOMAS Evan Lavender-Smith’s From Old Notebooks is a conceptual book that would like to think it’s hiding a living, breathing, narrative heart; and it basically is, I think. F.O.N presents as a collection of...Read More
On January 30 at 7:30pm, Black Warrior Review and the University of Alabama will be hosting Mathias Svalina and Joanna Ruocco at the Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion as part of the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series. All readings are made possible by an endowment from the Bankhead...Read More
--Jennifer Rosario Wong, "Apparitions"
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…
Review: From Old Notebooks
Women Who Killed It: O Holy Insurgency
Women Who Killed It: Manifest
Women Who Killed It: Hymn for the Black Terrific
Submissions for poetry and nonfiction are now open. View our general guidelines here.
Prose submissions are currently closed. We look forward to accepting prose again on March 1, 2014 and we will be responding to all pending prose submissions in our old submission manager in the coming months.
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