Dixon Hearne

700 Guthrie Road
Sterlington, LA 71280
Phone: 
714-916-4472

Author's Bio

Dixon Hearne lives and writes in Louisiana. 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 Oxford American, Tulane Review, 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

Books: 
From Tickfaw to Shongaloo
(Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2015)
, Native Voices, Native Lands
(Silver Boomer Books, 2013)
, Plantatia: High-toned and Lowdown Stories of the South
(Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
Sole Runner-Up 2014 Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition. Pushcart Prize - 2 nominations; Creative Spirit Award-platinum, best fiction book; Spur Award nominee, and other literary awards/honors.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
You Don't Know Me by James Nolan
,
Burning Bright by Ron Rash
,
Harlow by David Armand
,
A Childhood by Harry Crews
,
No Regrets, Coyote by John Dufresne

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Monroe
Raised in: 
West Monroe, LA
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Last updated: May 18, 2015