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Title
Ms.
First Name
Athena
Middle Name
Last Name
Dixon
Pronouns
She/Her
Company
City/Town
Philadelphia
State
Pennsylvania
Province/Territory
Country
U.S.

Professional Info

Bio
Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Athena Dixon is a poet, essayist, and editor. She is Founder of Linden Avenue Literary Journal, which she launched in 2012. Athena's work has appeared in various publications both online and in print. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee (2016, 2017), a Best of the Net nominee (2017), a Callaloo fellow (Oxford 2017), a V.O.N.A. fellow (2018), and a Tin House Workshop attendee (Winter 2019). Athena is a member of the Moving Forewards Memoir Writers Collective. Additionally, she has presented at AWP (2013, 2020), HippoCamp (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) and The Muse and the Marketplace (2019). She is the author of The Incredible Shrinking Woman (Split/Lip Press 2020) and No God In This Room (Argus House Press. 2018). Her work also appears in The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic (Haymarket Books). Athena is the co-host of the New Books in Poetry Podcast via the New Books Network. She writes, edits, and resides in Philadelphia.
Areas of Expertise
Diversity, Literature/Books, Marginalized Communities, Memoir, Music, Society/Culture, Writing
Other Areas
Nonfiction Genres
Creative Nonfiction (Literary), Memoir, Personal, Poetry
Fiction Genres
Editorial and Adjacent Services
Beta Reading, Developmental Editing, Manuscript Evaluation, Sensitivity Reading, Writing
Other Services
Types of Media
Biographies/Memoirs, Books, Essays, Journals, Magazines, Novels, Packaging, Press Releases/Kits, Proposals, Short Stories
Other Media
Website
www.athenadixon.com
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