Featured Writer: Allison Parrish







Submit to our 2017 Literary Awards!


This year's Literary Awards are now open for submissions. Our esteemed guest judges are Rachel Cantor, fiction; Kathleen Rooney, creative nonfiction, and Lo Kwa Mei-en, 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 2016-17 is now available!




Current Web Edition

 Winter 2017


  Southern Writers Issue
  Featuring Julian Randall, JD Scott, Amelia Martens, Brian Sneeden,  and more!






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