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Five Points
msexton@gsu.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Web address
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Since the publication of its inaugural issue in 1996, Five Points has become one of this country’s best literary magazines. Published three times a year by the Georgia State University Department of English, each issue features poetry, fiction, essays, and interviews with the most compelling writers working today.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    yes
  • If Yes, please name
    Georgia State University
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Megan Sexton
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    Original poetry, fiction, essays, also translations, art, and interviews rich in the craft of language and imagination.
  • Representative authors
    Melanie Rae Thon, Alice Hoffman, Mark Doty
  • Submissions policy
    2 submissions per genre per reading period.
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    no
  • Reading period
    From 9 / 4 - 1 / 30
  • Reporting time
    3 - 4 months
  • Author Payments
    cash, copies
  • Contests
    James Dickey Poetry Prize. For guidelines visit: www.webdelsol.com/Five_Points
  • Number of paid staff
    7
  • Number of unpaid staff
    0
  • Distributors
    Ingram, Media Solutions
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISSN Number
    1088-8500
  • Total Circulation
    2,000
  • Paid Subscriptions
    800
  • Individual Price
    25 / Institution $54
  • Single Copy Price
    8
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rate
    email: info@langate.gsu.edu
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    5
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    6.5 - 9
  • Average Number of Pages
    150

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