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Derek Berry

Derek Berry is the author of the novel Heathens & Liars of Lickskillet County (2016) and the poetry chapbook Skinny Dipping with Strangers (2013). The recipient of the 2018 KAKALAK Poetry Prize and the 2018 Emmet Robinson Poetry Prize, Berry is the co-founder of the literary non-profit The Unspoken Word and the co-host of the creative writing podcast Contribute Your Verse. Berry has performed in venues across the Southeast and has been featured in BOAAT Journal, Pigeonholes, K'in, KAKALAK, Fall Lines, Lemonstar Magazine, and Rabid Oak.