Dixon Hearne is the author of three short fiction collections and editor of several anthologies. His stories have been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the Spur Awards. His book, Plantatia: High-toned and Lowdown Stories of the South was nominated for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award and received another for best general fiction book. His fiction, poetry and nonfiction can be found in Louisiana Literature, Louisiana Review, Big Muddy, Roanoke Review, Post Road, Wisconsin Review, Cream City Review, Rio Grande Review, New Plains Review, and many other magazines, journals and anthologies. For complete background and publishing history, please visit: www.dixonhearne.com.
Allen Mendenhall is associate dean at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and executive director of the Blackstone & Burke Center. His books include Literature and Liberty (2014), Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Pragmatism, and the Jurisprudence of Agon (2017), The Southern Philosopher: Collected Essays of John William Corrington (2017) (editor), and Lines from a Southern Lawyer (2017). Visit his website at AllenMendenhall.com.