• 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 Look Into Our Upcoming Issue: Poet, Kate Partridge

    Reading Kate Partridge’s poem “Ends of the Earth”,  we were struck by its travels through legend and geography as we weave through each section. The voice is real and humble. We were intrigued. We … read more

    Send Your Flash Fiction!

    We recently added a flash fiction category on our submittable page. We are excited to discover the surprising and moving pieces that arise from this new addition to our magazine. Send us your … read more

    Flannery O’Connor and Southern Women Writers Conference 2015

    Join us to celebrate the best in contemporary writing! Georgia College’s Flannery O’Connor and Southern Women Writers Conference 2015 will take place September 17-19. The conference will include presentations on … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 30

    Arts & Letters Spring Issue is now available for purchase! This is the second of our issues that have our new design, including a new size, fantastic cover art, improved paper stock, and more. This issue is our first to include pieces of Flash Fiction like "Real Talk (XIX)" by Evan Lavender-Smith and "Against the Floor" by Maria Brandt.

    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

    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

    Southern Poetry Review, Volume 52, Issue 1

    One of the oldest literary journals in the country, Southern Poetry Review has been publishing since 1958. There is much to be excited about in their latest issue, Volume 52, … read more

    Pushcart Prize XXXVIII: Best of the Small Presses

    Writers are encouraged to read the literary journals and magazines, both to keep abreast of the contemporary literary scene and to find venues for submitting their work. There are so … read more

    Featured Archives

    From the Afterlife

    On Kirun Kapur: Kirun Kapur grew up in Hawaii and has since lived and worked in North America and South Asia. Her work has appeared in AGNI, Poetry International, FIELD, … read more


    On Bret Lott: Bret Lott is the bestselling author of 14 books. He has served as writer-in-residence at Bar-Ilan University in Tel Aviv, spoken on Flannery O’Connor at the White … read more