Derek R. King

Derek R. King is an award-winning poet and author. He lives in Scotland, enjoys the great outdoors, long walks in the hills, the sounds of the seas and ocean, art, photography, playing music, and good malt whisky.

His poetry, which covers diverse topics, has been variously described as “emotive,” “raw,” “powerful,” and “fun.”

Derek’s award-winning first volume of poetry, Noir, is a collection of dark poetry, centered around nocturnal themes.

Derek’s award-winning second volume of poetry, Natyre Boy, is a collection of nature poetry centered around the seasons.

The third volume, The Elegy, described as having ‘its roots in the human condition’ is planned for Fall 2022. As well as Twelve Red Roses in Verse releasing February 2022.

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