Athena Dixon

Pennsylvania, United States

Athena Dixon is founder and editor-in-chief of Linden Avenue Literary Journal, a fiction reader for Gigantic Sequins, and a reader for Z-Composition. She a co-founder and former editor of Specter Literary Magazine.


Her poetry and creative non-fiction has appeared in publications such as OVS Magazine, Rose Red Review, Blackberry, and For Harriet. She writes, edits, and reads in Philadelphia.


Twitter Username: @AthenaDDixon


  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Kent State University (August 2002)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Youngstown State University (December 2005)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing/Poetry from Queens University of Charlotte (January 2008)

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry