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Dean Gloster

Dean Gloster is a former stand-up comic and the author of the YA contemporary novel Dessert First (Merit Press) which School Library Journal calls a “sweet, sorrowful, and simply divine debut novel… [that] will be a hit with fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars and Jesse Andrews’ Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” He is currently an MFA candidate in writing for children and young adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can find him at and on Twitter @deangloster. Some of the more humorous parts of Dessert First are online at