• 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 Announces Judges for 2021 Prize Competition

    23rd Annual Arts & Letters Prize Competition Judges Announced 2021 Prize Judges Poetry: Romeo Oriogun Romeo Oriogun is the author of Sacrament of Bodies (University of Nebraska Press) and The Origin of Butterflies, selected … read more

    Ampersand Interview Series: Wes Civilz interviewed by Kelsie Doran

    In the latest Ampersand Interview, Assistant Managing Editor, Kelsie Doran, spoke with Wes Civilz about his writing life behind the scenes, his upcoming projects, and his three poems: “First Thing,” “The Walk,” … read more

    Regular Submissions Open

    The Arts & Letters Regular Submission Period is open August 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021. We Accept Unsolicited Submissions of: Poetry: 4-6 poems per submission (suggested) Fiction: manuscripts up to 25 … read more

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  • Current Issue

    Issue 40

    Issue 40

    The Arts & Letters Spring Issue is now available for purchase! This issue features the 2019 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