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Alameda, CA

Deak Wooten's first novel was 2011's Eyes of the Stag: A story of betrayal, consequence, and redemption. His second novel, Calaf and Ishmael: A Tale of Turandot, will be published in 2015. In 2008 he edited and published a collection of short stories by Eleanor Frothingham Haworth, missionary and educator in 19th century Japan. A collector of vintage photographs, he published Best Friend: Men and Boys and Their Canine Companions (2009) and three volumes of his collection. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his husband Paul and their devoted beagle Rambo.

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Deak Wooten

 

 

Deak is an author, mosaic artist, and photographer living in the San Francisco Bay Area.

His first novel, Eyes of the Stag: A story of betrayal, consequence, and redemption (2011), chronicles a middle-aged man's journey to recovery from the severe abuse he suffered as a child.

To be published in 2015, Calaf and Ishmael: A Tale of Turandot is an epic novel of third century AD Rome, Persia, and India's Kushan Empire.

In 2009 Deak edited and published the Writings of Eleanor Frothingham Haworth. A college friend of Hull House founder and Nobel Peace Prize honoree Jane Addams, Haworth was a missionary and educator in Japan during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

A avid collector of vintage photographs, Deak published Best Friend: Men and Boys and Their Canine Companions (2009) and Vintage Male Photographs in three volumes (2007).

Deak studies with mosaic artist Gina Dominguez.