Paul Dean is a geologist, writer, storyteller and singer from Newfoundland. For many years, he was a regular performer and reader at The March Hare literary festival at various locations in Newfoundland and Canada. Many of his stories and songs are based in Placentia Bay, where he was born and spent his early years. His first book, Come on with the Punt; March Hare Stories, was published by Pedlar Press in 2016. Paul lives in St. John’s and Trinity East, Newfoundland, with his family and many friends.