Regular submissions are currently open (August 1- January 31).

See guidelines on our website and the descriptions below each category for more information on what we're looking for.

We nominate for the following prizes:

The Pushcart Prize
Best New Poets
Best American Short Stories
Best American Essays
Best American Nonrequired Reading

We've published R.T. Smith, Denise Duhamel, Donald Hall, Brett Lott, Maxine Kumin, Dinty Moore, Bob Hicok, Xu Xi, Lia Purpura, Mark Jarman, and David Kirby.

We pay $50 minimum or $10 per published page.

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Arts & Letters Prize Contest and Unclassifiables Contest will reopen in February and May respectively. Guidelines for these contests can be found our website: http://artsandletters.gcsu.edu.

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All fiction submissions must be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages, with a maximum of 25 pages. Please submit one attachment only. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is taken elsewhere by logging into Submittable and adding a note to your submission.


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All creative nonfiction submissions must be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages, with a maximum of 25 pages. Please submit one attachment only. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is taken elsewhere by logging into Submittable and adding a note to your submission.

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Submit up to six poems at one time as one file. Submissions must be typed, and each poem must begin on its own page. Please submit one attachment only. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is taken elsewhere by logging into Submittable and adding a note to your submission.

  • To withdraw only part of your submission (such as a single poem), log into Submittable, go to “My Submissions,” click on your submission to Arts & Letters, and send us a message explaining which part of your submission you are withdrawing.
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In a single attachment, submit up to 3 pieces of around 500-1,000 words each. We want punchy, tight, and innovative work that intrigues and mystifies in its brevity. 

All submissions must be typed and double-spaced with numbered pages. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if your work is taken elsewhere by logging into Submittable and adding a note to your submission.
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