• 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

    Unclassifiable Contest 2017 Winner and Finalists!

    Our Unclassifiable Contest has ended, and a winner has been chosen by our judge, Michael Martone! Winner: Shawndra Miller, “Bleeding the Butterfly” Finalists: Jolene McIlwain, “In All This Rain” Julie Fisher, … read more

    Issue 35 Has Arrived!

    Issue 35 is out and we are eager to share it with you! In this autumnal issue we are featuring the winner of the Rumi Prize for Poetry, George Looney; the … read more

    Remembering Naira Kuzmich

    The Arts & Letters staff was saddened by news of contributor Naira Kuzmich’s death two weeks ago. Naira’s short story, “Beginning Armenian,” from Issue 27 can be found here, and is … 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

    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

    Review of Station Eleven

    If Cormac McCarthy‘s The Road met television’s The Walking Dead, you’d have Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven—minus the grisly cannibalism and zombies. With the recent popularity of post-apocalyptic writing … 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