Thank you for your interest in Five Points! Please see guidelines by clicking on the categories below. We consider unsolicited submissions and contest submissions via Submittable only and do not accept unsolicited manuscripts or contest submissions through the post office. We strive to respond to manuscripts in a timely manner—allow at least 60 days before inquiring about the status of your manuscript. 


    • Send three previously unpublished poems no more than fifty lines each.
    • Simultaneously submitted manuscripts are accepted.
    • Entry fee includes a one-year subscription.
    • The winner will receive $1000 and will be featured in an upcoming issue of Five Points.
    • The winner will be announced on the Five Points website in the spring of 2018.
                               We only accept electronic submissions for this contest.
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