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Dafina Books
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About the Author

Phyllis R. Dixon is the acclaimed author of Intermission, Forty Acres, and Down Home Blues, which was shortlisted for the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List by the Texas Library Association. She also is a contributor to the New Tri-State Defender book review column and to Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, she is a former independent bookstore owner, previously worked for the U.S. Treasury Department, and currently serves on several nonprofit boards. She currently lives in Memphis, Tennessee, and can be found online at


Praise for Phyllis R. Dixon:

"There's a whole lotta of shakin' going on in this book! Ms. Dixon produced a rich drama with all the ingredients to hold our attention." --Dwight Fryer Author and NAACP Image Award Nominee on Down Home Blues

"A riveting Southern family drama. Down Home Blues delves into many serious issues that affect our families and our community." --Evelyn Palfrey, Essence Magazine bestselling author on Down Home Blues

"Down Home Blues does a fantastic job of exploring how individuals and families interrelate and how their choices influence wider events in the greater world, making it a recommendation for novel readers who want their action driven by strong characters and their views of life's winding directions tempered by a better understanding of psychological motivation." --Midwest Book Review on Down Home Blues

"Educational, thought provoking and captivating. Forty Acres will inspire you." --RAWSISTAZ Reviews on Forty Acres