At The Chattahoochee Review, each submission receives at least two votes from professionals (not interns or graduate students) who have a wide range of tastes as well as highly-trained and experienced eyes: our Contributing Editors, Faculty Readers, and just about the entire top half of our masthead are our readers. Our active involvement means we are […]


There’s still time to submit to our Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, dear writers! Why not beat the crowd and submit today? Every year, we’re amazed by the talent in our prizes submissions. And this year, celebrated writers David James Poissant and Marcia Aldrich will be judging. We couldn’t be more excited! The contests […]

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In one way, Skin contributor Luis Jaramillo’s first collection, The Doctor’s Wife, is like any first collection in that autobiography prevails, if autobiography could be said to extend to a multigenerational saga in which the writer appears only intermittently as the storyteller in the last half of the book, and if the book as a […]

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Angela Morales’ work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Best American Essays 2013, The Southern Review, The Harvard Review, and Hobart.  Currently, she is working on a collection of autobiographical essays. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated essay “Bloodyfeathers, R.I.P.” appears in our Fall/Winter 2014 issue with a special focus on Skin coming soon!   Anna Schachner: “Bloodyfeathers, R.I.P.” […]

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Our next special-focus issue, due out in January, is all about Skin. Eva Talmadge, co-author of The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide, talks with editor Anna Schachner in the editor’s note, and so we asked co-author Justin Taylor to give us some additional insight on what is fast becoming a subculture. First, a […]


We’re reading submissions for our Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, and we asked last year’s winners, Jeremy Collins and Alexander Weinstein, to share a few words of advice with prospective entrants. Winningly, they agreed.   Jeremy Collins, Prize for Nonfiction Winner: I almost deleted the message. My thumb hovered over the delete button. […]

Our dynamic nonfiction editor Amber Nicole Brooks prepares readers for our forthcoming Skin issue with a tribute to one woman who started an important conversation on the topic, Eve Ensler, via Ensler’s new book, In the Body of the World: Author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek‘s 150 Women Who Changed the World, […]


The Chattahoochee Review seeks submissions for its Fall/Winter 2015 double issue with a special focus on Migration. Literal and figurative translations of the theme welcome. Not only flight, but also movement; not only movement, but also kinetics; not only kinetics, but also conflict; not only conflict, but also arrival; not only arrival, but also immersion. Dare to be […]


Award-winning short-story writer and TCR contributor Phong Nguyen follows the progress down roads not taken in Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History for TCR‘s Guest Author Series. Listen to the reading and Nguyen’s Q & A with GPC students.

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A hearty congratulations to our notables: Gail Griffin’s “The Messenger,” Volume 33.2-3 Delaney Nolan’s “Söyleyelim,” Volume 33.1 Deborah Thompson’s “Scavenger Love,” Volume 33.2-3 Special Issues: The Animal, Volume 33.2-3  

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The Chattahoochee Review Guest Author Series welcomes 2010 Elixir Press Fiction Award winner, Phong Nguyen, to GPC on Tuesday, October 28. Dr. Nguyen will be reading from and discussing works from his two short-story collections, Memory Sickness and Other Stories, and Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History in NB 2100 on the Dunwoody campus. […]

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TCR has continued its Classroom Adoption Program by joining CLMP’s Lit Mag Adoption Program to offer more students the best value around for a literary journal in the classroom. Students can discover what’s happening in the literary world now for $3 an issue, including shipping! Find out why creative writing and literature classrooms around the country […]


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