• About Our Journal

    Arts & Letters is a national literary journal at Georgia College, operating out of the MFA program in Milledgeville, Georgia. One of the premier journals of the Southeast, Arts & Letters attracts young, fresh voices as well as well established writers ... read more
  • News and Updates

    A&L Prize Judges Announced

    For all of you eagerly anticipating the 20th Annual Arts & Letters Prize competition opening, we have our judges lined up for poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction! Poetry: Alfred Corn … read more

    Ampersand Interview Series: Dawn Davies

    In the latest interview in our new series, Ampersand, we spoke to Dawn Davies about writing spaces, writing habits, and guilty pleasures! Davies was the winner of the 2016 Susan Atefat Prize … read more

    Announcing the A&L Pushcart Nominations

      Our editors have reviewed all the work we published in 2017 to choose work to nominate for the Pushcart Prize. If you’ve missed these poetry and prose selections, we hope … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 35

    The Arts & Letters Fall Issue is now available for purchase! This issue features the winners of the Rumi Prize for Poetry, the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction, and the Susan Atefat Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Come check it out!

    You are able to buy this issue or get the digital version through our secure online system. You can also order a yearly subscription.

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  • Arts & Letters Reviews

    The Pinch, Issue 37, Volume 2

    MFA-run The Pinch at The University of Memphis publishes prose (fiction and creative nonfiction), poetry, and art. This, the second issue of the 37th volume, comes covered in cool tones … read more

    Indiana Review, Volume 39, Issue 1

    Since I’m a Michigan girl in central Georgia, of course I’d want to review something that feels a bit like home. I was also drawn to the 2016 Half K … read more

    Greensboro Review, Number 98, Fall 2015

    UNC-Greensboro’s Greensboro Review, I like the looks of it. Cover is nice, unfussy; a tough, no-nonsense cardboard render with contributors stenciled on the front. Reminds me of a pamphlet the … read more

    Featured Archives

    Creative Nonfiction from Cate Hodorowicz

    On Cate Hodorowicz: Cate Hodorowicz’s essays have appeared in or are forthcoming from Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, and Arts & Letters. She has also recently reviewed … read more

    Unclassifiable Work from Kirsten Imani Kasai

    On Kirsten Imani Kasai: Kirsten Imani Kasai is the author of four novels: The House of Erzulie, Ice Song, Tattoo, and the audio production Flesh Hell. ​Her short stories, poetry, … read more

    Poetry from Paige Sullivan

    On Paige Sullivan: Paige Sullivan earned her MFA at Georgia State University, where she also served on the staffs of Five Points and New South. In addition to publishing book … read more