Saturday, November 14, 2009
The Fall '09 issue of First Draft, the journal of the Alabama Writers' Forum, is now available online in PDF format at the First Draft page of the AWF Web site. PDFs of earlier issues, from Summer '98 through Spring '09, are also available here.
This issue features an interview with Muscogee poet Joy Harjo and an essay by Alabama author Phyllis Alesia Perry. First Draft also publishes articles about Alabama literary events, book reviews, and other items of literary interest.
AWF, a partnership program of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, sponsors community-based programs to promote the appreciation of Alabama's literary heritage and to support Alabama's writers in the various stages of their careers. Their Web site also includes book reviews, a directory of literary resources, and announcements of classes, competitions, and publishing opportunities.
Download a PDF version of the Fall '09 issue of First Draft.
Midge Coates, Project Manager
This Goodly Land: Alabama's Literary Landscape