Author of
     THE DESERT AND THE CITY (Aignos 2012)
     IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY  (Aignos 2015)
     UNNAMED (Aignos, in preparation)

Derek Bickerton (d. 2018) was an English-born American linguist and academic who was Professor Emeritus at the University of Hawaii in Manoa. He is the author of numerous academic works as well as the renown novelist of the Commandment Trilogy. A poet extraordinaire, he wrote extensively on the richness of life and the mysteries of death. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne.