Stephen Dixon


The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “The Dreamer” by Stephen Dixon

Sometimes in workshops, dreams are spoken of with suspicion, as often through them writers try to awkwardly smuggle in some sort of psychological truth, repressed desire, or foreshadowing of danger. In Stephen Dixon’s, “The Dreamer” (The Southern Review), dreams are the main action and the medium through which the reader must try to understand the…