Call for Submissions

Ninth Letter will be accepting submissions of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry from immigrant writers for a special online edition to be published at ninthletter.com in Summer 2016. Submissions will be open from January 27 to April 15. For more info, check out our web edition guidelines.

Submit to our 2016 Literary Awards!

This year's Literary Awards are now open for submissions. Our esteemed guest judges are Roy Kesey, fiction; Sue William Silverman, nonfiction; and Tarfia Faizullah, poetry.

Winners in each category will receive $1000 and publication in Ninth Letter. All entrants will receive a one-year subscription.

Go here for complete guidelines and to submit your work!



Current Issue

Fall/Winter 2015-16 is now available!

Click here to see more information about this issue. To order, click here. 



Current Web Edition



Featuring new writing by Michael Bazzett, Kara Candito, Brian Clifton, Ryan Collins, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Kara Krewer, Karyna McGlynn, Brian D. Morrison, Hieu Minh Nguyen, Caitlin Scarano, Sue William Silverman, Emily Skaja, Peter Twal, Michael Reid Busk, Mika Taylor, Maria Kuznetsova, Anne Valente, Adam Prince, Katie Jean Shinkle, Robert Hahn, and Martha Lundin     




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