2019 Gothic Writing Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all who submitted to this year's Gothic Writing Contest! We commend you for your hard work and craft. Three submissions stood out to our judges, and these winners will be featured in the 2020 edition of The Chestatee Review: 1st: Avery Foskey |"The Walls" | Short Story 2nd: Callie Moon | "Cat and... Continue Reading →

2018-2019 Annual Contest Winners

The following works will be published in the 2019 issue of The Chestatee Review, available in April. Poetry | Judged by Jessica Fjeld 1st: Untitled by Gage Walker  2nd: “Sugar plum” by Elizabeth Devine  3rd: “a distant memory” by Adream Thompson    Short Story | Judged by Kevin Welch 1st: “Flesh Detectors” by Brianna Schantz  2nd: “The Tie Between Our Worlds” by Ronna Mcallister  3rd: “Desolate” by Taylor Nix     One-Act Play | Judged by Brent Griffin 1st: “Death with... Continue Reading →

Submit to The Chestatee Review’s 2019 Valentine’s Writing Contest

Deadline: Midnight on Friday, February 1, 2019. Guidelines: Submit up to 3 poems or 2000 words of fiction incorporating the theme of love and/or romance. To submit: Email submissions as a Word document to chestatee.review@ung.edu with the subject line #ValentinesWritingContest. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place submissions will be published in the 2019 issue of The Chestatee Review, available... Continue Reading →

Read Gage Walker’s “Sweet Little Girls in Pastel Colored Headbands,” 1st Place Winner of the 2018 Gothic Writing Contest

“Sweet Little Girls in Pastel Colored Headbands” By Gage Walker but you had a greasy little ponytail. It was dirty blonde, you were clean sad, blue. you made me feel a medicated sadness. It was being pumped into my brain Jell-o, or pudding. I wanna keep you in here with me warm, and spoon feed... Continue Reading →

Read Claire Harman’s “On His Lonesome,” 2nd Place Winner of the 2018 Gothic Writing Contest

"On His Lonesome" By Claire Harman   On his lonesome, A scarecrow stands— Back field blues, dotted with withering cornflower, Bachelor’s buttons Sewn tight between flannel, under pin-stuck glower, Mocking crow’s feet Sidled on shoulders; on fabric creased and worn, Wrought stiff and still, Crucified plainly for crimes yet questioned, stitched to scorn, Frayed, frocked,... Continue Reading →

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