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About the Artist

Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Erica Jasmin Dixon (she/her) is a published writer, poet, and artist originally from Raeford, NC and based in the  Houston, TX area. She writes literary fiction, poetry, and scripts (stage and screen). Her work has appeared in various literary magazines in the United States, Canada, and Europe, such as I-70 Review (forthcoming), For Women Who Roar, and Southern Humanities Review (forthcoming). To-date, she also has had one stage play produced. Additionally, Erica's artwork and photography have been published in print magazines, as well as online.

 

Erica holds and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Erica is an avid adventurer, having lived and/or traveled throughout Europe, Asia, the United States, and South America. Prior to writing, Erica worked as a preschool teacher and a behavioral therapist (RBT).

Currently, she is the Art Director of Southern Review of Books, a Creative Writing Instructor for a local non-profit organization, and a freelance screenwriter. She has written some episodes of an upcoming animated children's series and is currently working on her first short story and poetry collections.

 

In the coming summer, Erica will be serving as Guest Poetry Editor for Another Chicago Magazine. While attending graduate school, she served as a genre editor, copy editor, and editorial assistant for literary publications within the U.S. Additionally, Erica has  acted in local stage productions and has served as a model for up-and-coming brands.

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