Callaloo was founded in 1976 by its current editor, Charles Henry Rowell, when he was teaching at Southern University (Baton Rouge). He originally described the fledgling periodical as a “Black South Journal,” whose function was to serve as a publication outlet for marginalized writers in the racially segregated US American South.
The following literary magazines are available in print in the library. Current issues are located on the first floor.
Alabama Literary Review
The Alabama Literary Review (ALR) is a state-sponsored literary journal publishing regional and national writers and is generously support by Troy University and the Troy University Foundation.
The American Poetry Review
The American Poetry Review is dedicated to reaching a worldwide audience with a diverse array of the best contemporary poetry and literacy prose. APR also aims to expand the audience interested in poetry and literature, and to provide authors, especially poets, with a far-reaching forum in which to present their work
Callaloo, a journal of the African Diaspora Arts and Letters based at Texas A&M University, has recently been ranked on the top 15 literary magazines in the United States by Every Writer's Resource.
The Georgia Review
The Georgia Review seeks to create a lasting environment for literature by supporting writers at every stage of their careers. Committed to the art of editorial practice, theReview collaborates with authors of essays, stories, poems, and reviews in pursuit of works of enduring appeal that engage with the evolving concerns and interests of readers from around the world.