NEWS

Fiction Reading Period Closing August 1st

After much consideration, we at Black Warrior Review have made the decision to close our 2014 general fiction submissions on August 1st. Contest submissions will remain open till September 1st. We know that fiction submissions only recently re-opened; however, in the...

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Poetry and Nonfiction Reading Period Closing June 1st

After much consideration, we at Black Warrior Review have made the decision to close our 2014 general poetry and nonfiction submissions earlier than planned, on June 1st. Contest submissions will remain open till September 1st. We receive a huge number of incredible...

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Alabama Book Festival: April 19 in Montgomery!

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...

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10th Annual Contest Now Open!

Black Warrior Review's tenth-annual contest is now open, and we’re honored to have Richard Siken (Poetry), Lily Hoang (Fiction/Prose), and Kiese Laymon (Nonfiction) as our guest judges. Winners in each genre receive a $1,000 prize and publication in BWR 41.2, our...

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National Poetry Month!

For many poets, the start of National Poetry Month signals a time to create new work, and to develop their craft in unexpected directions. For those of us at the Black Warrior Review, the month of April also signals an opportunity to appreciate and re-engage with the...

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AWP and Issue 40.2!

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...

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