Alyra Academy


Derrick Norton

Derrick Norton is a writing instructor with a passion for storytelling. He has won several poetry and short prose awards around the country, and his writing has been published both online and in traditional publications. He encourages students to explore their voices and craft compelling narratives. Derrick’s classes are known for lively discussions, supportive feedback, and his knack for making literature exciting. He’s fun-loving, often sharing anecdotes from his own writing journey, and always ready to assist students with their work. Derrick is an active member of a local writing group and enjoys hiking and kayaking.

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