Meet the people behind Five Points:

Megan Sexton, Editor

Megan Sexton’s (Editor) collection of poems, Swift Hour, received the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry and was published by Mercer University Press. Her chapbook, Insects & Mystics, was awarded the Redbone Press Prize. Her poetry and nonfiction have been widely published in anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, The Southern Review, The Literary Review, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for the PEN/Newman First Amendment Award, Georgia Author of the Year,  and has received a fellowship from the Hambidge Center; she is a member of the Mellon Foundation funded Beyond Bars editorial team. She directs the New York Field School and teaches in the Department of English at Georgia State University.

Olivia Ivings, Managing Editor

Olivia Ivings (Managing Editor) is a graduate of the M.F.A. program in poetry at University of Florida. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Passengers Journal, FOLIO, Door=Jar, and Bellevue Literary Review.