Dez Deshaies is a writer, game designer,  and youth advocate from Chicago, IL. His writing has appeared in Foglifter, The Heartland Review, Menacing Hedge, and elsewhere. His multimedia/games work has been exhibited at the Adler Planetarium and the Orlando Museum of Art. 

Outside of his work, Deshaies destroys his ankles playing soccer and his ears going to pop shows.


He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Brown University, and a MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Central Florida. He is on Instagram and Twitter as @dezdeshaies. 

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