Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Five Minutes explores five minutes of a life in one hundred words.
Social Media Platforms Used
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Editor and founder
Not sure what information you want here - we accept submissions on an ongoing basis, and try to process submissions monthly. Happy to answer specific questions.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Submission Guidelines URL
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
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Our fall contest 2023 runs October 1-31.
Number Of Unpaid Staff
Varies - approximately 10 guest readers every month
Number Of Issues Per Year
$5 per newsletter (circulation 500 as of October 2023)
Average Page Views Per Month
Average Unique Visitors Per Month
Publish Print Anthology?
Founder and Editor
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
I founded the journal.
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
We have guest readers every month.
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
No cover letter required.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
We read constantly, and try to have a decision out to writers within nine weeks of submission.
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
A clear five-minute moment. Shift - we want something to be different (the narrator, the situation) between the piece's beginning and end.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Read recent pieces, and please read the submissions guidelines.