Dawson read as part of the Inside Voices Reading Series at Aromas in Omaha, NE.
NonBinary Review has acquired her short story, "I Set my Sail to the Brightest Star."
Dawson has been chosen as a member of the 2017 Artist INC. Omaha cohort.
Dawson will co-curate the project, "Woman in Omaha," on October 6, 2017 with Beaufield Berry. It is a part of the Woven Omaha exhibition.
Dawson is attending the 2017 Writing the Other class, taught by Nisi Shawl and K Tempest Bradford.