BWR Eighth-Annual Contest Now OPEN!

Apr 10, 2012Archive, News

Black Warrior Review invites you to submit fiction/prose, poetry, and nonfiction to our Eighth-Annual Contest!

All entries must be submitted by September 1, 2012.

We’re honored to have as our guest judges:

Mary Caponegro (Fiction/Prose)
Sabrina Orah Mark (Poetry)
Maggie Nelson (Nonfiction)

Winners in each genre receive a $1,000 prize and publication in BWR 39.2, our Spring/Summer 2013 issue.

Please submit your entry fee(s) at, then enter your confirmation number with your submission at

Each entry is $15 and comes with a one-year subscription to BWR.  For Fiction/Prose and Nonfiction, the entry fee covers one 7500 word story or essay.  For Poetry, the entry fee covers one packet of up to three poems.