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The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review No. 18

The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review No. 18( )
Author: Almond, Steve
Birdsall, Jill
Blake, Nathan
Cutter, Weston
Damiani, Jesse
Davis, Carlyn
Dixon, Stephen
Egan, Moira
Ferner, Matt
Giddings, Megan
Hopcroft, Suzanne
Hucks, Don
Kuntz, Len
Lusby, Lindsay
Maddox, Marjorie
Marathe, Bird
Mazza, Cris
Olsen, Jason
Owen, Thomas
Quintela, Joseph A. W.
Roe, Andrew
Simpson, Chad
Shum, Michael
Tadros, Billie
Wagoner, David
Watson, Vallie Lynn
Williams, John Silbey
Moody, Rick
Artist: Afariogun, Ogun
Elliot, Morgan
Covato, Alexis
Lloyd, B. J.
Oet, Jacob
Schroeder, Chas
The Size Queens,
Translator: Gauvin, Edward
Editor-In-Chief: Bryant, Rae
Associate Editor: Noe, Kyle
Gambino, Britt
Clammer, Chelsey
Romeri, Gabriela
Ghimire, Vipra
Dulin, Lisa A.
Editorial Board Member: Peabody, Richard
Everett, David
Farrington, Mark
Moody, Rick
ISBN:978-0-9890964-0-9
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Moon Milk Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

“Eclectic selection of work from both emerging and established writers….” (The Washington Post), Eckleburg is a collection of stories, poetry, translations, and artwork by award-winning and emerging talents such as Rick Moody, Stephen Dixon, Cris Mazza, and Eckleburg's 2013 Gertrude Stein Award in Fiction winner, Jill Birdsall. Eckleburg No. 18 is a textual and graphic innovation for both the traditionalists and nonconformists.

Book Details
Pages:202
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / General
Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.52 Inches
Book Weight:0.53 Pounds
Author Biography
Almond, Steve (Author)


Stephen Dixon was a hyper-realistic author of novels and short stories. Working on a portable typewriter, he published 18 novels and about 600 stories.Mr. Dixon played with syntax and diction and used narrative tricks that made his fiction compelling and challenging. In his very short short story Wife in Reverse, Mr. Dixon started with a woman¿s death and ended years earlier, when she meets her husband.

Mr. Dixon started teaching at the writing seminars at Johns Hopkins University in 1980 and stayed until he retired in 2007. Porochista Khakpour, a novelist and memoirist, said Mr. Dixon had been the reason she studied at Hopkins. Dixon¿s honors include several O. Henry Awards and Pushcart Prizes, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship and two National Endowment of the Arts grants. He was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1991, for Frog, and in 1995, for Interstate.

Stephen Bruce Ditchik was born on June 6, 1936, in Manhattan, the fifth of seven children. His father, Abraham, was a dentist; his mother, Florence (Leder) Ditchik, was a chorus girl and beauty queen and later an interior designer. His mother changed their last name to Dixon after her husband went to prison for extortion.

After graduation Dixon moved to Washington, where he worked for pulp crime magazines and as a radio reporter. Later, back in Manhattan, he was an editor at CBS News. But after starting to write short stories he knew he found his calling. He wrote for major magazines like Esquire and Playboy and for literary reviews and journals, none of them too obscure for him to send pitches to.

Stephen Dixon passed away on 11/06/2019 at the age of 83.

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