Michael Dean is a freelance writer based in Colchester in the UK. He has written course books and skills series for the Arab World, Hong Kong and China, Holland and Germany, and supplementary material for Eastern Europe.

His work for Oxford University Press includes English Grammar Lessons, New York Cafe for the Oxford Bookworms Starters series, A Ghost in Love and Other Plays for the Oxford Bookworms Playscripts series, and Flight for the Oxford Bookworms Factfiles series.

Michael has also written for television.