Dougal Dixon

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Dougal Dixon
Born Dumfries, Scotland
Residence Wareham, Dorset, England
Citizenship United Kingdom?
Nationality Scottish
Fields Speculative Evolution, Palaeontology
Alma mater University of St Andrews
Known for After Man Books, Founder of Speculative Evolution Genre
Notable awards

Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism (1993) Helen Roney Sattler Award in (1993) The Children's Book Council (1994) Outstanding Trade Science Book Award (1996)

Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award (1996)
Spouse Jean Dixon (m. 1971)
Children

Gavin (b. 1975)

Lindsay (b. 1980)

Dougal Dixon (born Dumfries, May 9, 1947[1]) is a Scottish paleontologist, geologist and author.

Biography[edit]

Dixon studied geology and palaeontology at the University of St. Andrews and is best known for his illustrated works of speculative fiction, which largely concern "zoologies of the future": his own visions of how human beings and animals might evolve in millions of years' time. He is the younger brother of Douglas Dixon.

He is considered the founder of the genre of speculative evolution.[2]

Books[edit]

Texts:

Fiction:

Television appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ web page・Biography[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Naish, Darren. "Of After Man, The New Dinosaurs and Greenworld: an interview with Dougal Dixon". Retrieved 2015-06-16. 

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