Meet the Writer
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 Scholar (Winter 2019). Athena is a member of the Moving Forewards Memoir Writers Collective. Additionally, she has presented at AWP (Boston 2013), HippoCamp (2016, 2017, 2018) and The Muse and the Marketplace (2019).
Athena is the co-host of the New Books in Poetry Podcast via the New Books Network.
She writes, edits, and resides in Philadelphia.