Writing

Foster Dickson is a writer, editor, and teacher in Montgomery, Alabama. He is the author of Closed Ranks, the editor of Nobody’s Home and level:deepsouth, and the coordinator of the Fitzgerald Museum’s annual Literary Contest.

Foster began writing as a teenager in the 1980s and has been at it for more than thirty years. After high school, Foster earned an English degree at Auburn University at Montgomery. His first publication credits included contributions to the Montgomery Advertiser‘s entertainment section in the 1990s, as well as to the local entertainment newspaper King Kudzu in the early 2000s. Since then, he has written or edited six published books and a range of shorter works. Foster received a Literary Arts Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts in 2020. He is currently at work on a commemorative history book for the 150th anniversary of Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, which was founded as St. Mary’s of Loretto in 1873.

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