Derek Parker is a freelance writer based in Melbourne, Australia. His work appears in a wide range of publications, including the Australian newspaper, the Financial Review newspaper, In The Black magazine, AIM magazine, Spectator magazine, the American Interest Online website and the Culture Concept Circle website. He writes book reviews and articles, usually on a commission basis.
He mainly works in the fields of current affairs, business and finance but occasionally delves into literature and visual art.
As a former magazine editor, he is very aware of the need to provide material, when commissioned, which is to the requested length, to the brief, and on time.
He has published three novellas, I: Viridian, Supervillan, Children of Zone and This Tattooed Land.