Ms. Dixon is the author of two novels, Down Home Blues and Forty Acres. She co-wrote Let the Brother Go If…with Ms. Dupree, formerly of the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. She is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the African American Woman’s Soul, and has written for American Legacy magazine and the Memphis Commercial Appeal. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and is a former bookstore owner. She resides in Memphis, Tennessee.