BY MEGHAN M. LEE They made for themselves a house in pen&ink. What you can see. Red stocking feet cocked askance under the table. The dog leaned with his whole body, head pressed against her leg. Explicit, the warm wounds of labor. They put me in a...Read More
BY JADE BENOIT My body is no way to behave. Last night, I fell asleep in my horse fur again and I’m sorry. I know my habits are getting out of hand but the animal sieved through me so deep I even wore my fur out in the rain and shed a whole layer, ruining all the...Read More
BY DANIELLE PAFUNDA The Dead Girls Speak in Unison Where’s our deady daddy? Where’s our dear dead dada man? We’re all dolled up. We’re curls and pearls and ruffled pants. We’ve tacked our skin back ontobones, and hissing roaches at our throats....Read More
Black Warrior Review and NANO Fiction are happy to be a part of this year’s Alabama Book Festival! The festival will be in historic downtown Montgomery at Old Alabama Town on Saturday, April 19, 2014, with approximately 50 authors and more than 40 vendors and exhibitors....Read More
BY FARID MATUK Carry carrier the disease is not a bad thing is forever new romantics sing precise of them women inside me cherry wine Faye had butt kids dance close without touching fall into your comfort, grain dance quinoa purple pink orange yellow sun ...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 …
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