Derek Milman

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Derek Milman was born in New York City, but grew up in Westchester, NY, where he wrote and published a successful underground humor magazine that caught the attention of the New York Times, who wrote a profile on him at the age of 14.

Derek studied English, Creative Writing, and Theater at Northwestern University. He began his career as a playwright (his first play was staged in New York City when he was just out of college), and earned an MFA in acting at the Yale School of Drama.

Derek has performed on stages across the country, and appeared in numerous TV shows and films, working with two Academy Award winning film directors.

Scream All Night is Derek's debut YA novel. Swipe Right for Murder is his second novel for young adults, and it wil
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Scream All Night

3.80 avg rating — 950 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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3.90 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 2019 — 8 editions
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More of Derek's books…
“The sun is up now, revealing all of us for what we really are.
And it's fucking blinding.”
Derek Milman, Scream All Night

“There won't be any more tornadoes for you, he says, They've all blown away, tucked back into the sky.”
Derek Milman, Swipe Right for Murder

“The spiders will always hatch out of the flowers. But now I like to think about the moments before, when they're just flowers, blooming, and they can be pinched closed, so all that prettiness last a little longer before the inevitable horror comes.”
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