High Five: An Anthology of Fiction from Ten Years of Five Points

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Megan Sexton
Carrollo & Graf Publishers, 2006 - Fiction - 362 pages
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On the ten-year anniversary of the inaugural issue of "Five Points, " the literary journal of Georgia State University's Department of English and Creative Writing Program, comes a celebration of its finest contributions throughout the years. "Five Points" was the winner of the Best New Journal Award in 1998 from the Council of Literary Magazines and some of the works first published in Five Points have appeared in Best American Short Stories and Best American Poetry. To mark this milestone, nineteen of the best short stories they have published have been compiled in this long awaited anthology, featuring contributions by Ha Jin, Alice Hoffman, Robert Olen Butler, and Ann Hood, Ann Beattie, and Madison Smartt Bell. Organized along the topics of Family, Self, and Other, this collection is a remarkable commemorative of a publication that has been hailed as one of the country's best literary journal.

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Megan Sexton is the editor of FIVE POINTS. Her poems have been widely published in Poetry, Southern Review, Calyx, and others and anthologized in Claiming the Spirit Within (Beacon Press) and North of Walkulla (Anhinga). She is the recipient of the Agnes Scott College Writer's Award and an Individual Artist Grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts.

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