Visiting Writer Phyllis Dixon (November 9, 2017)

Sigma Kappa Delta and the Languages and Literature Department Present Visiting Writer Phyllis Dixon

Writer Phyllis Dixon

Mark your calendar to be a participant in the fiction workshop and attend the reading on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Phyllis Dixon is is the author of two novels, Down Home Blues and Forty Acres, and a collection of anecdotes entitled Let the Brother Go If ..., which she co-wrote with Ms. Dupree, formerly of the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. Dixon is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul, and the Tri-State Defender. Dixon is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and worked for over thirty years as a National Bank Examiner for the U.S. Treasury Department. Dixon resides in Memphis, Tennessee and is a member of Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


Dixon will conduct a fiction workshop Thursday, November 9, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Space is limited to six participants with preference given to students. If you would like to participate please submit an electronic copy of your manuscript of 15 pages or less to Jerome Wilson at no later than Friday, October 27, 2017.

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The reading is free and open to the general public.

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