Master of Fine Arts Visiting Writer
Dawn Major is an associate editor at Southern Literary Review and graduate of the Etowah Valley Creative Writing MFA Program. In 2019, she was awarded the Dr. Robert Driscoll Excellence in Writing Award, as well as Reinhardt University’s Faculty Choice Award. She was a recipient of the James Dickey Review Literary Editor Fellowship in 2018. Her publications may be found in: Well Read Magazine, Heavy Feather Review, Southern Literary Review, Georgia Gothic Anthology, Springer Mountain Press, Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozark Studies, Five Points, among others. Major is a member of the William Gay Archive and has helped edit and publish the late author’s works. She also advocates for southern authors on her blog SouthernRead. She lives in Atlanta, GA with her family. The Bystanders is Major’s debut novel.