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Works of Radical Imagination

Kent H. Dixon

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KENT H. DIXON is primarily a prose writer, but has published in all genres, including poetry and screenwriting. His fiction and nonfiction has been published in Iowa Review, TriQuarterly, Shenandoah, The American Prospect, among others. Recent translations include Mallarmé's L'Après-Midi d'un Faun and Rilke's "Leichen-Wäsche." In collaboration with Japanese students, he has translated previously unpublished hibakusha (A-bomb survivor poetry), in American Poetry Review and in Luna: Journal of Poetry and Translation. With his artist son Kevin, he has the opening graphic novel excerpt of The Epic of Gilgamesh, in editor Russ Kick's 2012 three volume anthology The Graphic Canon. Kent was educated at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. from University of Iowa--the Writers' Workshop. He teaches Creative Writing at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, where he lives with his writer wife.

 

KEVIN H. DIXON is known for the autobiographical series ...And Then There Was Rock, "...true stories about playing in a crappy loser band." With collaborator Eric Knisley, he produced Mickey Death and the Winds of Impotence, for which they won a Xeric Award. Kevin has done cover art for small presses in Chapel Hill NC; run comic series in local newspapers; hosted 'underground' talk radio shows; and contributed the cover to the first volume of The Graphic Canon, an Oliver Twist for the second volume, and a Brothers Grimm tale for The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature. Kevin lives in Chapel Hill with his wife and their three cats.