Revealing my POET name and other news

Thanksgiving Break has begun and rather than bring about a lot of productivity, it has cause me to watch lots and lots of Youtube videos. Nevertheless, I have been writing and building a fence.

Furthermore, I have grand news to deliver, last of which will be the revelation of my poet stage name (everyone needs one, so it’ll be super cool).

First off, my first published article for a magazine will be released Dec. 1. This is an article highlighting local NaNoWrimers and when it is released, you can also check it out here:

Another tidbit of news is that recently I’ve become more involved in Twitter and also began a Goodreads account.

A poet name is a lot like a superhero name. Like a secret identity of coolness.

The Poet Formerly Known as Derek shall be NOW known as…


What do you think? Too corny? Too awesome? Share your thoughts.


About Derek Berry

Derek Berry is a novelist and spoken word poet. Derek is the author of Heathens and Liars of Lickskillet County (PRA Publishing, 2016). He co-founded and organizes The Unspoken Word, a literary non-profit based out of Charleston, SC, which provides an intendent home for the poetic arts through regular readings, workshops, and community fundraisers. He is on the Executive Board of the Charleston Poetry Festival, the inaugural production of which will be Fall 2017. His work has appeared in The Southern Tablet, Cattywampus, Charleston Currents, Illuminations, RiverSedge, and other journals.He has performed in venues across the United States and Germany. He has worked as a photographer’s assistant, busboy, and bookseller. He currently works at a curation facility for Cold War History.

Posted on November 24, 2011, in books, career, Poetry, Word Salad, writer, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Thanksgiving breaks are for doing all the fun things you’ve been putting off all semester. 🙂 Congrats on the published article!

    Also, Savage Pen is a good, strong name. I like it.

  2. Great post thanks. I really enjoyed it very much. You have a great blog here. Thanks again for sharing.

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  3. As long as it fits your poetry, I like it!

  4. Congrats on all accounts. Savage Pen fits you. I’ve read/listened to enough of your work to know that your pen is savage in the most productive and positive of ways. 🙂

  5. You’ve got great insights about writing jobs, keep up the good work!

  6. I got what you convey, thanks for swing up. Woh I am pleased to regain this website through google. Thanks For Share Revealing my POET name and other news Word Salad.

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