Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Ty_BursonTyrone Burson, Ed.D., author of “Let Sleeping Dragons Lie,” has won the New Writers Contest hosted by Deep Sea Publishing, LLC. The title also advanced through the first round selection of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.

Burson is Choctaw through his great-grandfather and is a former linguist for the U.S. Air Force. He is also a retiree from the Air National Guard and currently teaches middle school in Alexandria, Va.