Alabama Writers Conclave

Sponsors & Partners

Assisting us  in supporting & nurturing local writers.


We are grateful to the following partner organizations, educational institutions, and businesses who support (or have supported) our efforts and mission:

Alabama Center for Literary Arts (Monroeville)
Alabama Humanities Foundation 
Alabama School of Fine Arts (Birmingham)
Alabama State Council on the Arts (Montgomery)
Alabama State Poetry Society 
Alabama Writer's Forum (Montgomery)
Alabama Writer's Symposium (Monroeville)
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham)
Capstone Agency (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa)
Hoover Public Library (Hoover)
Megan Cary Design & Illustration (Mobile)
Naked Art Gallery (Birmingham)
P.E.N. America (New York, New York)
Southeastern Literary Tourism Initiative 
This Goodly Land (Tuscaloosa)
University of Alabama Creative Writing Department (Tuscaloosa)
University of North Alabama Masters in Writing Program (Florence)
UAB Department of English (Birmingham)


We are also proud to share this list of local presses, publishers, reading venues, small bookstores, and open mics or reading series that help make Alabama's literary landscape a more diverse and beautiful place.



Alabama Booksmith (Birmingham)
Green Bucket Press (Irondale)
Hypertrophic Press (New Market)
Livingston Press (UWA in Livingston)
Negative Capability Press (Mobile)
New Dawn Unlimited (Montevallo)
Slash Pine Press (Tuscaloosa)
University of Alabama Press (Tuscaloosa)


Literary Journals

Birmingham Arts Journal (Birmingham)
Birmingham Poetry Review (University of Alabama, Birmingham)
Black Warrior Review (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa)
Hypertrophic Literary (New Market)
NELLE (University of Alabama, Birmingham)
Negative Capability Journal (Mobile)
POEM (Huntsville)
Southern Women's Review (Birmingham)



Alabama Booksmith (Birmingham)
Art Town at East Lake Station (Birmingham)
Church Street Coffee (Mountainbrook)
Desert Island Supply Co. (Woodlawn)
Ernest & Hadley Booksellers (Tuscaloosa)
Little Professor Bookcenter (Homewood)
Monarch Expresso Bar (Tuscaloosa)
Page & Palette (Fairhope)
Reed Books and the Museum of Fond Memories (Birmingham)
Revelator Coffee (Birmingham)
Shades of Pemberly Bookstore (Albertville)


Alabama Book Festival (Montgomery)
Bards N Brews (Birmingham)
Bham Stands Open Mic (Birmingham)
Huntsville Literary Association (Huntsville)
Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series (Birmingham)
Out Loud HSV (Huntsville)
Pure Products Reading & Lecture Series (Tuscaloosa)
Sister City Connection Spoken Word Collective (Birmingham)
Southern Literary Trail