• About the Journal

    Arts & Letters is a nationally circulating literary journal at Georgia College, run by students and faculty 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 – Submissions Open!

    Our 8th annual Unclassifiable Contest is open May 1 to July 31, 11:59 P.M. EST.  Challenged by Diaghilev to astonish him (“Etonnez-moi!”), Cocteau responded with an “unclassifiable” ballet: music by … read more

    25th Annual Prize – Submissions Closed

    Prize submission period February 1st – March 31st 25th Annual Arts & Letters Prize Judges Announced 2024 Prize Judges Poetry: Chelsea Rathburn  Creative Nonfiction: Beth Ann Fennelly Fiction: Tiphanie Yanique … read more

    Issue 47

    25th Anniversary Order Online ANNUAL PRIZE WINNERS Patricia Grace King Pax Americana Jonathan VanBallenberghe Winchester Street: Living with my father’s suicide Owen Lewis Something’s Wrong, More Than Twice, and Waking … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 47

    Issue 47

    The Arts & Letters 25th Anniversary Issue is now available for purchase! This issue features the 2023 Arts & Letters Annual Prize Winners & Unclassifiable Prize Winner.


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  • Arts & Letters Reviews

    West Branch Review, Number 92, Winter 2020

    West Branch is published tri-annually by Bucknell University’s Stadler Center for Poetry & Literary Arts. The cover of their Winter 2020 issue features a piece titled Reckoning, by Cate White. In … read more

    The Chattahoochee Review, Volume 38.1

    Volume XXXVIII Number 1, Spring 2018 The Chattahoochee Review, published by Perimeter College at Georgia State University, has been around since 1981 and publishes art, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translations, and reviews. … read more

    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

    Featured Archives

    Unclassifiable from Emily Wolahan

    On Emily Wolahan: Emily Wolahan is the author of the poetry collection HINGE. Her poetry has appeared in Boston Review, Georgia Review, DIAGRAM, Oversound, and many other publications. Her essay “The … read more

    Fiction from Wes Civilz

    On Wes Civilz: Wes Civilz lives on a green hill in Vermont. He teaches writing at the community college level, and has recently gone back to school for computer coding. … read more

    Creative Nonfiction from Kristin Kostick

    On Kristin Kostick: Kristin Kostick writes poetry and nonfiction, and is an anthropologist based in Athens, Greece. She received her MFA in nonfiction in 2015 from the University of Houston’s creative … read more