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Megan Sexton

Academic Professional & Co-editor, Five Points
Education

Ph.D., Georgia State University

Biography

Megan Sexton is co-editor of Five Points: A Journal of Literature & Art. Her first collection of poems, Swift Hour, won the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry and is forthcoming from Mercer University Press in April 2014. 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 and has received a fellowship from the Hambidge Center.