About The Author

dexter gets the bluesDexter Santos is an international Blues dance instructor and performer currently based in the US and has called Seattle, Washington; Santa Clara, California; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Barcelona, Spain home.  He travels around the country and around the world spreading his passion and joy for Blues dancing. Find out more about him at dextersantos.com.

When not traveling and dancing, Dexter is  a freelance graphic designer, artist, and illustrator. You’ll most likely find him in cafes and bookstores indulging his artistic activities and introvert side or going for walks in his favorite neighborhoods.  He has done illustration work in collaboration with author Patricia Kearney on the Auntie P series of children’s books: Where’s Grace, What’s Sharing, and Positively Upbeat. Find out more about Dexter’s art at dexterityink.com.

Dexter likes mochas and cortados for his coffee, has a current addiction to Star Wars Battlefront on the Xbox One, likes to go on walks and runs, likes to cook, reads graphic novels (Batman and Star Wars) and books (poetry, historical fiction,sci-fi, and fantasy), practices some yoga, has a fondness for both cats and dogs (especially the family’s youngest Pomeranian pup Boomer), dotes on his nephews and niece, likes listening to music (Jazz, Blues, Soul, Classical, and film scores), and occasionally strums the ukulele.