Dawn Major

Dawn Major received her MFA in Creative Writing from Reinhardt University. She was a recipient of the James Dickey Fellowship in 2020 and served as editorial assistant for the James Dickey Review. In 2019, her nonfiction won the Dr. Robert Driscoll Award for Excellence in Writing on Regional Themes and her fiction won Reinhardt University’s Faculty Choice Award also for Excellence in Writing. Her published work may be found in Five Points- A Journal of Literature & ArtJames Dickey ReviewSanctuary JournalSediments Literary-Arts Journal, and Family Life Publications, with forthcoming work coming out in Springer Mountain Press’s Summer Slasher Horror Anthology and Southern Nightmares Vol. 1: Georgia Gothic. She is a member of Atlanta Writers Club, Broadleaf Writers Association, and Horror Writer’s Association. She helps edit the work of the late author, William Gay, and gives lectures about William Gay as well. Her forthcoming novel, The Bystanders, will to be released Fall of 2021 by Springer Mountain Press. Dawn Major enjoys blogging about her writing adventures as well as promoting Southern authors at www.dawnmajor.com.


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

  2. Looking forward to it, Joe!

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