An Anthology of Fiction From Ten Years of Five PointsBook - 2006
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.