By ZACHARY DOSS Black Warrior Review: Your name is Zach. My name is also Zach. Isn’t that cool? If there were a secret society of people named Zach, we would both be in it. Not that there is any such thing, of course. Zach Powers: There is a guy named Zach Powers who friended...Read More
By BETHANY STARTIN http://bwr.ua.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Dreaming-Machine.m4a Hear poet Sally Wen Mao read from her piece “Yume-Miru Kikai [The Dreaming Machine],” from Issue 41.2. Black Warrior Review: One of the things I love most about “Yume-Miru Kikai”...Read More
Angela Patten 73 Pages Wind Ridge Books Reviewed by THEODORA ZIOLKOWSKI In Praise of Usefulness, Angela Patten’s third collection of poetry, meditates on the boundaries between childhood and adulthood and Ireland and America. The recurring images and motifs of boundaries and...Read More
Robert Hass at the University of Alabama for the Bankhead Visiting Writers Series. 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
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 …