Nancy Dixon is a scholar and writer of New Orleans literature. Her books include Fortune and Misery: Sallie Rhett Roman of New Orleans (LSU Press, 1999), which won the 2000 LEH Humanities Book of the Year, N.O. Lit: 200 Years of New Orleans Literature (Lavender Ink 2013), and New Orleans and the World (LEH, 2018), the city’s tricentennial book. Her most recent article, “The African Diaspora and the New Orleans Canary Islanders/Isleños” is in the current issue of La Creole: A Journal of Creole History & Genealogy. Dr. Dixon is Associate Professor and Director of the English Program at Dillard University.