• 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

    Arts & Letters Drama Prize Judges

    The Arts & Letters Drama Prize (for a one-act play) is for $1,000, a production at Georgia College, and domestic travel expenses to attend the production (usually mid-late March). The … read more

    This Year’s Arts & Letters Fiction Prize Judge

    The Arts & Letters Prizes are now underway, and submissions are being accepted until March 31st! This year’s Fiction judge is Kyle Minor, author of the story collections Praying Drunk … read more

    Arts & Letters Prize Submissions Are Now Open!

    Arts & Letters Prize Submissions for Creative Nonfiction, Drama, Fiction, and Poetry are open as of February 1st and will be open until March 31st. The winner of the contest … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 29

    Arts & Letters has undergone a complete redesign. Our new colorful cover as well as resized dimensions and improved paper stock make it an aesthetic treat. And inside, there are four prize winners, including Holloway McCandless's "Motu Tapu" and Emma Hine's "Slot Canyon."

    You are able to buy this issue through our secure online system, or you can buy the Digital Version at a discounted rate. 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