Southwest Review

Southwest Review  
Former names
Texas Review
Discipline literary journal
Language English
Edited by Willard Spiegelman
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0038-4712

The Southwest Review is a literary journal published quarterly, based on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, Texas. It is the third oldest literary quarterly in the United States of America (US).[1] The current editor-in-chief is Willard Spiegelman.

The journal was formerly known as the Texas Review, and was started in 1915[2] at the University of Texas. In 1924 the magazine was transferred to SMU by Jay B. Hubbell and George Bond, who served as joint editors until 1927.[3]

Famous contributors include: Quentin Bell, Amy Clampitt, Margaret Drabble, Natalia Ginzburg, James Merrill, Iris Murdoch, Howard Nemerov, Edmund White, Maxim Gorky, Cleanth Brooks, and Robert Penn Warren.

More recent contributors of note include: Ann Harleman, Thomas Beller, Ben Fountain, Gerald Duff, and Jacob M. Appel.

Willard Spiegelman, the editor of Southwest Review since 1984, received the PEN/Nora Magid Award for Magazine Editing in 2005.

Honors and awards

See also


  1. Wedding 'Web' and Review, Dallas Morning News, October 23, 2000
  2. "Top 50 Literary Magazine". EWR. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  3. The Good Word About Dallas Area Literary Journals, Dallas Morning News, February 9, 1999.

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