Dougal Dixon
Born (1947-05-09) May 9, 1947 (age 71)
Dumfries, Scotland
ResidenceWareham, Dorset, England
NationalityScottish
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Known forAfter Man
Founder of the speculative evolution genre
Spouse(s)Jean Dixon (m. 1971)
ChildrenGavin (b. 1975)
Lindsay (b. 1980)
Awards
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism (1993)
  • Helen Roney Sattler Award (1993)
  • The Children's Book Council (1994)
  • Outstanding Trade Science Book Award (1996)
  • Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award (1996)
Scientific career
FieldsGeology
Zoology
Paleontology[1]
Websitewww.dougal-dixon.co.uk

Dougal Dixon (born Dumfries, May 9, 1947[2]) is a Scottish palaeontologist, geologist and author.

Biography

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 considered the founder of the genre of speculative evolution.[3]

Books

Texts:

Fiction:

Television appearances

References

  1. ^ Dixon, Dougal. "Dougal Dixon's website". Retrieved 2019-03-09.
  2. ^ web page・Biography[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Naish, Darren. "Of After Man, The New Dinosaurs and Greenworld: an interview with Dougal Dixon". Retrieved 2015-06-16.

External links

  • Dougal Dixon's web page