• 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

    Our Reading Period Opens Today!

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to the Unclassifiables Contest! We’re excited to start reviewing your work. Watch for finalists announced this fall. In the meantime, we’re reading fiction, creative … read more

    Announcing 19th Annual Arts & Letters Prize Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of our 19th Annual Arts & Letters Prizes. Winners in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction receive $1000 and publication in the upcoming Fall issue of Arts … read more

    The Unclassifiables Contest is Now Open

    The Unclassifiables Contest is officially open. This is our third year of reading manuscripts that don’t quite fit the rigid labels of prose or poetry. Send us work that blurs, … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 34

    The Arts & Letters Spring Issue is now available for purchase! This issue features some genre-bending work along with the Unclassifiable contest winner. It is also a slightly longer issue to fit all the great poetry we received. There's something in this issue for everyone!

    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

    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

    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

    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