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Dixon Hearne

Author's Bio

Dixon Hearne teaches and writes in Louisiana and Mississippi. He is the author of four books and editor/co-editor of several anthologies. His short fiction, poetry, and non-fiction appear widely in magazines, journals and anthologies, including Louisiana Literature, Wisconsin Review, New Plains Review, Cream City Review, Big Muddy, Mature Living and Hawai'i Pacific Review, and The Southern Poetry Anthology-Louisiana, Vol. 4.

Publications and Prizes

Native Voices, Native Lands (Silver Boomer Books, 2013), Plantatia: High-toned and Lowdown Stories of the South (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2013), When Christmas was Real (AWOC.COM Publishing, 2012)
Pushcart Prize - 2 nominations; Creative Spirit Award-platinum, best fiction book; Spur Award nominee, and many other literary awards/honors.

Dixon Hearne Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
North Toward Home by Willie Morris, Complete Stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote, Stray Decorum by George Singleton, The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen J. Gould, Love Warps the Mind a Little by John Dufresne
Favorite Books:
The Grass Harp, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride and Prejudice, Go Down, Moses, The Catcher in the Rye, Brideshead Revisited, The Call of the Wild, The Grapes of Wrath, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, so many more.
Favorite Authors:
Truman Capote, Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, Tennessee Williams, Agatha Christie, Jane Austen, William Faulkner, Willa Cather, Mark Twain, Ernest Gaines, Dorothy Parker, so many more.

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Listing last updated: March 19, 2014

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in:
Monroe, LA
Raised in:
West Monroe, LA

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