Owen and Mason Warburton in El Yunque Rain Forest, Puerto Rico, 2008.
Dustin grew up in N.Y. State and graduated from Oxford Academy. He was published for the first time as a senior in school when he was accepted to the New England Young Writer’s Conference which is held in Middlebury, Vermont. The conference is the oldest writing conference in the country and also the most prestigious. It was at the conference Dustin met Stephen Bissette who has since become one of his mentors. In 2002 Dustin won a horror writing contest and was published for the second time. Upon moving to Vermont in 2002 Dustin worked as an officer in Vermont ’s State maximum security prison while attending college full-time in order to study English. In 2006 his first book Taste was released. In 2007 his second book Strange Things was released in his senior year of college. Both books are endorsed by nearly a dozen celebrities ranging from Eric Roberts to Angus Scrimm. Strange Things was edited and endorsed by an author by the name of Douglas Winter. Douglas is known for writing Stephen’s only authorized biography, The Art of Darkness. Having mentors like these have significantly enhanced Dustin’s writing skills.In December of 2007 Dustin began screenw rting under the guidance of director Tibor Takacs. Tibor is most known for creating the movie and T.V. show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch. After several years of advanced coaching from Tibor Dustin credit's him as the one who taught him the most. Dustin’s third book debuted in October 2008, and is a children’s book titled, My Brother Eats Spiders. His fourth book, Mortician’s Food was released in October of 2009. Dustin has lived in Vermont since graduating from Oxford Academy in 1999. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and is in his final year of Graduate School working on a Master’s Degree in Education. After graduating from college Dustin left his job as an officer for the State of Vermont and now works as an English teacher in addition to working as an author. Dustin has written screenplays with Zach Galligan (Gremlins) and Robert Rusler (Weird Science). His 5th book, How to Scare Kids debuted in 2010. In 2011 Dustin received his first STORY credit on the Hollywood feature film, Spiders 3D. In 2011 Dustin wrote two childrens books "Bullies Aren't Scary" with former boxing champion and 2011 Hall of fame boxer, Kostya Tszyu, as well as "Jesse and the Boogeyman," with former lightweight world champion Jesse James Leija. In 2012 Dustin co-wrote "Dennis the Wild Bull," with 2011 Basketball Hall of fame inductee and Basketball legend, Dennis Rodman. Dustin is currently working on a number of projects, including a childrens underwater adventure book with 1988 American Gold Medalist, Ray Mercer.
Dustin Warburton and Patrick Swayzee
Dustin Warburton and Daniel Day Lewis
David Arquette, Dustin Warburton, Thomas Jane
Dustin Warburton and George Romero
Tommy "The Hitman Hearns"
Lunch with Marvelous Marvin Hagler
Dustin Warburton and Henry Winkler Dustin and Michael Baldwin (Phantasm)
Dustin and Edward Furlong (Terminator 2)
Dustin Warburton and Muhammad Ali
Dustin Warburton and Erik Morales
Dustin Warburton and Winky Wright
Julio Cesar Chavez and Dustin Warburton
Freddy Roach and my son
Dinner with Corey Feldman