Ninth Letter Online

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Ninth Letter will be accepting submissions of fiction and poetry from students currently enrolled in a creative writing program for a special online edition to be published at in Spring 2014. 

Both Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to send work. 

Submissions will be open from February 1st to April 1st.

Authors whose work is selected for this special feature will receive a complimentary two-year subscription to Ninth Letter and will be able to submit to our upcoming 2014 writing contest for free! (The entry fee of $17 will be waived.)


Submissions sent via snail mail or submitted through our general submissions at will not be considered for the feature. 


You may submit up to three poems, or short fiction of up to 2000 words; please also include a cover letter telling us which writing program you are attending. Acceptable file formats are .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. 

Please do not send multiple submissions (in the same genre) or previously published work. 

Current University of Illinois, Urbana-­‐Champaign undergraduate or graduate students in any English Department program are ineligible to submit to Ninth Letter.