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, he earned an English degree, and his first publications came in the Montgomery Advertiser‘s entertainment section in the 1990s, and in the indie newspaper King Kudzu in the early 2000s. Since then, he has written or edited six published books and a range of shorter works, including essays, articles, reviews, poems, and short stories. 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 will be published in fall 2023.

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