Derek Rose

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Education: Columbia University, Marist College

Derek Rose is a writer and teacher living in Seattle, Washington. He has been the Coffee and Tea Expert for The Spruce Eats since 2019.


  • Derek has written for The Spruce Eats since February 2019.
  • His work has appeared in Atwood Magazine and the Albany Times Union, and his fiction has appeared in Sixfold, the Atticus Review, Sink Hollow, and Potluck Literary Magazine.
  • He received an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University and a BA in Communications from Marist College.



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