Richard Yates, University of Alabama Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, September 1990 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. Books, as well as...Read More
Dear Readers, General submissions to Black Warrior Review’s prose, poetry, nonfiction, and graphic prose genres will open on December 1st. We welcome all of your submissions, especially the experimental works, the lyrical fragments, and everything in-between. Unhappily, we find...Read More
Aldo Alvarez and MT Anderson read for The Bankhead Visiting Writers Series, April 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. Books, as well...Read More
Matthea Harvey 147 pages Graywolf Press By: BETHANY STARTIN “When I say we I mean/me in a wide wide dress,” Matthea Harvey writes in “On Intimacy,” her words illustrated by a silhouette of a woman clothed in a Georgian-era ball gown. Throughout If the Tabloids Are True, What...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 …