• Al Head to celebrate thirty years as ASCA executive director

    Albert B. “Al” Head celebrates thirty years as executive director of the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) on February 4, 2015. Long hailed as a visionary arts leader, he is responsible for groundbreaking initiatives that have made ASCA one of the foremost state arts councils in the U.S. His leadership has provided funding growth, long-range planning, support for individual artists, and innovative services to its constituents in all arts disciplines. READ MORE…

  • Newly-established Alabama Writers Hall of Fame to induct 12 authors

    Two statewide literary arts entities that announced a joint initiative to launch the state’s first comprehensive Alabama Writers Hall of Fame in June 2014 have announced the first class of inductees. The twelve Alabama authors will be inducted during a gala dinner at the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa on June 8, 2015. Tickets will go on sale in January. READ MORE…

  • HSLAA 2015 deadline announced

    The Alabama Writers’ Forum invites Alabama high school students to submit their work for the 2015 Alabama High School Literary Arts Awards and Scholarship Competition (HSLAA). The competition is open to Alabama high school students in grades 9-12 in public, private, and home schools. Categories include poetry, short fiction, drama, creative nonfiction, portfolios, and literary magazines. Cash awards are available to high school seniors through the senior portfolio competition. The postmark deadline date is January 12, 2015. READ MORE…

Join Us


Advertise with Us

Literary News

Art For Us

How in the world does one write well about an exceptional piece of writing? That was the dilemma faced by Davis Raines and Frye Gaillard when they agreed to pen a song about the book “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Read the complete review

Southern Humanities Review—Alabama’s premier literary and critical journal—publishes fiction, poetry, critical essays, and book reviews on the arts, literature, philosophy, religion, and history. New subscribers receive an $8 discount. Order your copy today.