Georgia College is proud to welcome accomplished author and instructor Miah Arnold as the newest member of our faculty. She is the author of Sweet Land of Bigamy and a number of short pieces of literature. Her essay "You Owe Me" (originally published by Michigan Quarterly Review) appears in Best American Essays 2012. She joins us from the University of Houston where she earned her Ph.D.
New Submission Periods!
Please note our new submission dates:
Arts & Letters: Aug 1 - Jan 31
Arts & Letters prizes: Feb 1 - Mar 31
Arts & Letters PRIME 3.1 is now up and running.
Arts & Letters PRIME 3.1 is now ready to download. We've emailed our subscribers and those who submitted to the PRIME Poetry Prize, and anyone submitting through submittable will now have access to the download. If you are a contributor or submitter and did not hear from us, please email us at email@example.com for your link to the download.
PRIME 3.1 features new work by PRIME Poetry Prize winner K.T. Landon for her poems "An Andalusian Dog" and "Postlapsarian" as well as work by runner-up Susan Thomas. This issue also features work which has previously appeared in the print edition of Arts & Letters including Sonja Livingston, Carol K. Howell, Gary Fincke, Andrea Hollander, Sandra Gail Lambert, and Fritz Ward as well as artwork by Georgia College's incoming Newell Scholar Leon Johnson.
Arts & Letters News
Our booth at AWP 2014 will be #632. Stop by and see us!
Issue 27 is out, featuring work by our 2012 Arts & Letters prize winners:
Arts & Letters/Susan Atefat Prize for Creative Nonfiction: Sonja Livingston Arts & Letters Prize for Drama: James Armstrong Arts & Letters/Rumi Prize for Poetry:Kirun Kapur Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction: Dana Fitz Gale
Many thanks to our judges and to all who contributed!
Check out our 2013 winners, honorable mentions and finalists here.
Special congratulations to Kirun Kapur, whose first book of poems Visiting Indira Gandhi’s Palmist won Elixir Press's Antivenom Poetry Award.
Jaimy Gordon, winner of the 2010 National Book Award and judge for the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction
Arts & Letters PRIME
We’re proud to announce that PRIME 2.2 is up and running. The link you received in either your copy of Arts & Letters 27 or upon submitting via submittable is now active. If you are a subscriber or submitted through submittable and did not receive an email containing a link to this issue, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to our prize-winning poets, PRIME 2.2 features works by photographer Mackenzie Burgess, a one-act play by Terence Patrick Hughes, a translation by Brooke Budy of a play by Jean-Michel Ribes, and literary works by Sean Prentiss, Jesse DeLong, Kirun Kapur and Eric Nelson.
PRIME is currently available for Apple devices as an iBook, and for other devices and computers as a PDF with live links to our enhanced content. We've also created a webpage for those who would like to just listen to the audio content on their smartphone or other mobile device.
PRIME is available for free with a subscription to Arts & Letters or for those who submit their work through Submittable.
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Cover photograph by Mackenzie Burgess
Ask Alice is a video program where Alice Friman, Georgia College Poet-in-Residence, addresses your questions about the writing life. Submit a question through Submittable and she'll choose the best questions to answer in future Arts & Letters PRIME Ask Alice videos. Previously, Alice has answered questions on publication, revision, overcoming your inner critic, and writing good love poetry. Past programs are available on the Ask Alice page.
Check it out and then submit your question through our free Submittable category; if your question is selected, you will receive a free subscription to PRIME! Submit here.
Over the years, Arts & Letters has been supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.