About The Author

Photograph by John Keatley

Photograph by John Keatley

Keith Dixon's first novel, GHOSTFIRES, was named one of the five best first novels of 2004 by Poets & Writers Magazine. His second novel, THE ART OF LOSING, was named 'Editor's Choice' by The Philadelphia Inquirer, and received starred reviews in both Kirkus and Booklist. His third novel, THIS IS HOW YOU FALL, was published in July 2013.

In May 2011, Crown published COOKING FOR GRACIE, a memoir based on food writing first published in The New York Times.

Keith was born in Durham, North Carolina in 1971 but was raised in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. He attended Hobart College in Geneva, New York. He has been on the staff of The New York Times for more than twenty years, and lives in Westchester with his wife, Jessica, and his daughters, Grace and Margot.