Black Warrior Review

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Prose rejections

Standard

Thank you for giving us at Black Warrior Review the opportunity to consider your work. The editors have read your submission and regret that it does not meet our present needs.

We wish you the best of luck placing your manuscript elsewhere.

Sincerely,

The Editors of Black Warrior Review

Higher Tier 2015

Thanks for sending us "Title". Unfortunately it's not the right fit for this issue. I wish you the best placing it elsewhere and hope that you will consider sending us more work in the future. Best, Nonfiction Editor

Higher Tier 2016

Hi Author,

Thank you for your interest in Black Warrior Review, and for taking the time to send us your work. Although we found much to admire in your work, we have decided the submission isn't a good fit for us at this time.

We wish you the best of luck placing your work elsewhere, and hope you submit to BWR again in the future.

Sincerely,

Fiction Editor

Black Warrior Review

Higher Tier 2017

Dear _____,

Thank you for your interest in Black Warrior Review, and for taking the time to send us your work. Unfortunately, after careful review, we have decided the submission isn't a good fit for us at this time.

However, your work in particular stood out to us, and we encourage you to submit again soon.

We wish you the best of luck placing your work elsewhere.

Sincerely,

Emily Coon Black Warrior Review

bwr.ua.edu


Higher Tier 2018

Dear _____,

Thank you for your interest in Black Warrior Review, and for taking the time to send us your work. Unfortunately, after careful review, we have decided the submission isn't a good fit for us at this time.

That said, I want to note that we read this with interest, and we encourage you to try us again in the future.

Sincerely,

Chase Burke

Black Warrior Review

Poetry rejections

Standard

Hi Poet,

Thank you for taking the time to submit to BWR. Unfortunately, after careful review, we have decided these poems are not a good fit for us.

We wish you the best of luck placing your work elsewhere.

Sincerely,

Editor

Contest rejections

2018 flash contest

Dear _____,

Thank you for participating in the Black Warrior Review flash contest, and for trusting us with your work. After careful review, this submission was not selected as a finalist. These were tough decisions to make, and we received more good work than we could have ever imagined.

We wish you the best of luck placing your writing elsewhere. Our winners will be announced in the coming week.

Sincerely,

Black Warrior Review bwr.ua.edu

2018 fiction contest

Dear _____,

Thank you for participating in the Black Warrior Review Fiction Contest, and for trusting us with your work. After careful review, this submission was not selected as a finalist. These were tough decisions to make, and we received more good work than we could have ever imagined.

We wish you the best of luck placing your story elsewhere. Our winners will be announced in the coming weeks.

Sincerely,

The BWR Team