Xavier Review

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Xavier Review  
Discipline Literary journal
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
1980 to present
Frequency Biannual
ISSN 0887-6681

The Xavier Review is a humanities journal published at Xavier University in Louisiana and the oldest American literary journal based at an historically Black college. The The Xavier Review was founded in 1980.[1]


The current editor is poet Ralph Adamo. Previous editors include Nicole Pepinster Greene, Richard Collins, Thomas Bonner, Jr. and Charles Fort.[2] Founded by critic Thomas Bonner and poet Charles Fort.[3]


Among its early contributors were Alex Haley, Houston Baker, Walker Percy and Ernest Gaines. More recent contributors of note include poets Richard Spilman and James Doyle, and fiction writer Jacob M. Appel.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Xavier Review Submissions". Xavier Review. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Xavier Review Press website, 2012
  3. ^ The Advocate, Dec. 1988

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