Wordsmith and Content Writer Extraordinaire
Robert Dean is a writer/journalist/cynic from New Orleans, LA. Born on the Southside of Chicago in 1981, he studied English and writing throughout his formative school career but never considered it something more than a hobby. After taking a compositional writing class his senior year of high school and meeting a teacher that changed his outlook on the art, he decided to take up writing as a career, for better or worse.
Graduating with highest honors from the Chicago Center of Broadcasting, he learned the journalism side of writing. While the other students were busy getting ready to look good on camera, he was too busy reading books.
Dean has worked for NBC, ABC, The Michiana Entertainer, Offbeat and has had freelance pieces published in online journals and has also has contributed to various independent zines that have came and gone throughout the years.
Currently, he is a contributor to Truthaboutmusic.com. He’s head writer at moonrunnerscountry.com, and for the Quarter Rat Monthly, the insider magazine for the service industry of the French Quarter.
Leaving Chicago to pursue his writing career, Dean moved to Louisiana to seek out new ways to expand his mind and dive into a life where fiction meets reality.
Since the move with $300 in his pocket and all of his belongings in his car, he’s had In The Arms of Nightmares, published via May December Publications.
His novella The Dear John Letter was released by 138 books, and the four horsemen novella collection We are The End, was released this year via May December Publications.
Dean has had a variety of short stories, and articles appear in book and magazine collections in America, and abroad.
Dean has two novels, Coffins and The Red Seven currently being shopped for publication by his agent Jeff Schmidt of New York Creative Management.
Dean is currently hard at work on his pet project Snakes in The Garden. He also likes ice cream and panda bears.