By: BETHANY STARTIN To read Joe Milazzo’s work and more, pick up a copy of Issue 41.1 or order a subscription at our online store. Bethany Startin: “THE DREAM IN WHICH EVERY TIME I ASK FOR A PARABLE, A MAN HANDS ME A FISH” is a poem that works to disorient the reader,...Read More
Poetry J. Camp Brown, James E. Allman, Jr., Joe Milazzo, Jesse Damiani, Anis Shivani, Sarah V. Schweig, Simeon Berry Fiction MH Rowe, Dustin Zamora, Jaime Netzer, Robin Tung, Lindsey Drager Nonfiction Brenda Peynado, Michael Sheehan, Rachel Brown, Sarah Minor Graphic Prose...Read More
from Lyrebird One 1. In the days before I knew whether or not you were real, I started writing to you, speaking to the chance of you in my mind, not clear whether the words were an invitation. They were an introduction just the same. 2. We traveled that weekend to an island...Read More
Baby “I didn’t agree to do this.” Let’s try this again. Let’s take it from the street corner. No, let’s take it from the top, without all the negativity. “You could say I didn’t agree to do this, but okay, here I am, and out, over there,” I point, “is Tanner’s fat, baby...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 …
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