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Brenna Dixon

Full Moon in Chekika

A night of no-kill python hunting in the Everglades with Tom Rahill, founder of the Swamp Apes—a volunteer group using wilderness therapy to aid military veterans dealing with PTSD.


The boy showed up at the side of her ice cream truck wearing a fedora (probably his grandfather's) and a beige leisure suit stretched tight across his pudgy belly.

Brenna Dixon

Brenna Dixon is a native Floridian with an MFA in Creative Writing and Environment from Iowa State University, where she teaches eco-composition, composition with a focus on monster narratives, and fiction writing. Her fiction and nonfiction can be found in Steel Toe Review, South Dakota Review, Burrow Press Review, and other journals. She sometimes also writes slam poetry about fruit. You can find more of her work over at the Ploughshares blog. She’s currently searching for a home for Game of Bodies, a collection of stories, and is a 2014 Artist-in-Residence for Everglades National Park.