Derek Rose writes about sports, technology, home goods, and gifts for The Spruce. With an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a BA in Communications from Marist College, Derek also loves writing fiction and narrative-driven journalism.
- Derek has written articles for The Albany Times Union, The Circle, Diversity Works Magazine, and Thought Catalog
- He began writing for The Spruce in February 2019
- Derek has an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a BA in Communications from Marist College
His creative work has appeared in Sixfold, The Atticus Review, Sink Hollow, and Potluck Literary Magazine, and his journalism has been published in The Albany Times Union, The Circle, Diversity Works Magazine, and Thought Catalog.
Derek received his MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a BA in Communications from Marist College.
- That One Time I Got Lost In A Foreign Country, Thought Catalog
About The Spruce
The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.