Kent H. Dixon

Criticism, Fiction, Graphic Novel

Kent H. Dixon is a writer, translator, and professor emeritus at Wittenberg University. He holds graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His many awards and honors include three Pushcart nominations, honorable mention in Best American Short Stories, and a notable essays listing in Best American EssaysDixon's work has appeared in Georgia Review, Florida Review, Iowa Review, Gettysburg Review, The American Prospect, Kansas Quarterly, Antioch Review, TriQuarterly, Shenandoah, and Carolina Quarterly. His most recent major publication is a graphic novel version of The Epic of Gilgamesh, featuring his translation and his son's art.


Festival Years: 2020, 2021

Recommended Reading

The Epic of Gilgamesh