Dawn Major

Dawn Major received her MFA in Creative Writing from the Etowah Valley Writing Program at Reinhardt University, her BA in English from Kennesaw State University, and a Creative Writing Certificate from Emory Continuing Education. She was awarded the James Dickey Fellowship and acted as editorial assistant for the James Dickey Review. She’s won the Dr. Robert Driscoll Award for Excellence in Writing on Regional Themes and the Faculty Choice Award also for Excellence in Writing. Her published work may be found at Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozark Studies, Georgia Gothic Anthology, Springer Mountain PressSouthern Literary Review, Five Points-A Journal of Literature & ArtJames Dickey ReviewSanctuary JournalSediments Literary-Arts Journal, and Family Life Publications. She is a member of Atlanta Writers Club, Broadleaf Writers Association, Georgia Writers Association, and Horror Writers Association. She provides editorial assistance on the works of the late southern author, William Gay, whom she also enjoys lecturing about at literary conferences. To learn more about Dawn Major, visit her website at www.dawnmajor.com where she shares her work, collaborations, and advocates for southern authors. She lives in Atlanta with her family and is seeking publication of her book, The Bystanders.


  1. Thanks, Dawn. I’ll send you a copy of the actual novel soon.

  2. Looking forward to it, Joe!

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