Dean Adams
Dean Adams

“If you are at all connected digitally – you know Dean …” – Austin American-Statesman

“… entertainment and media whiz… ”
– Austin Chronicle

Leaders in Austin Music 2016,
City of Austin and Austin Music Foundation

N.E.W. Leadership Texas,
University of Texas, Faculty 2017
nonpartisan political training for college women


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Since 1997 I’ve designed and taught non-academic, community writing workshops such as Write Your Life as a Woman, Collecting Your Memories and the Closet Fiction Writer’s Workshop. I presented the class as Faculty-in-Residence for the 2017 N.E.W. Leadership Texas, a national nonpartisan political training program for college women, hosted by the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Texas.

My writing credits include: Associate Editor for Texas EMS Magazine, commentary in Austin Monthly and Austin American-Statesman; recent essays and the previous long-running “skirt tales” column in the original skirt! Magazine; body/mind/spirit column, features and reporting in the (Charleston) Post and Courier and the Columbia Free Times, Columbia Business Journal, Charleston Regional Business Journal, short stories and feminism column in Point.

Originally from Piedmont, South Carolina, I’ve recently moved back to the Greenville, SC area after ten years in Austin, Texas most recently and time in other cities such as Columbia and Charleston, SC, Boulder, CO and Los Angeles, CA.