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Dixon , Kimberly

Kimberly Dixon

Years: 2008


Ms. Dixon was a finalist in the Guild Literary Complex’s annual Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards, a featured artist in the Guild’s performance poetry project “Tour Guides,” has been published by international literary magazine Versal and online journal The Drunken Boat, appears in the anthology “Just Like a Girl: A Manifesta!” and is also a Callaloo workshop alum.


She is also an active playwright who has received staged readings including Crossroads Theatre Company, Plowshares Theatre Company and Strawdog Theatre Company. Her comic play “The Gizzard of Brownsville” was a finalist in the Theodore Ward Prize for African-American Playwrights. She has interned at the Goodman Theatre and served as a reader for the Hartford Stage and the annual Jane Chambers Playwriting Award


She holds degrees in theater, psychology and Afro-American Studies from Yale, UCLA and Northwestern University and works in marketing consumer research and communication strategy.