Athena Dixon

Athena Dixon is a poet and essayist. Her work has appeared in journals including The Great Lakes Review, The Rising Phoenix Review, Compose Journal, and Pluck! among others. Her poetry chapbook, Way Station, is forthcoming from Winged City Press. She is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Linden Avenue Literary Journal, a Callaloo fellow, and a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee. She writes, edits, and resides in Philadelphia.

Stories By Athena Dixon

More Black Women Are Carrying Guns Than Ever Before. But Could I?

After we were both shaken by the killing of Philando Castile, I promised my father I'd learn to shoot.