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Full Name: Douglas Nicholas
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(1942-2016) Poet, novelist. Douglas Nicholas was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Kingston, New York. A former resident of Manhattan, New York, Mr. Nicholas began relocating to Rosendale, New York, in 1998. His poems appeared in magazines across the United States. His books of poems include Iron Rose, a collection of poems inspired by New York City; The Old Language, reflections on the company of animals; The Rescue Artist, poems about his wife, Theresa, and their long marriage; and In the Long-Cold Forges of the Earth. He is the author of the acclaimed series of fantasy novels, Something Red; The Wicked; and Throne of Darkness. The fourth and concluding novel in the series, Three Queens in Erin, written prior to his death, is forthcoming from Simon and Schuster. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1960 from Manhattan College in Riverdale. He was poetry editor of the college literary magazine. He also took graduate courses in medieval literature at New York University. Douglas had a deep love of language. An avid reader since childhood, he was particularly fond of fantasy novels.
Author's Timeline:
1942 Kings County
Douglas Nicholas was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 3, 1942. 
2016 Ulster County
Douglas Nicholas died at Health Alliance Hospital, Broadway Campus, in Kingston, New York, on February 24, 2016. 
2016 Ulster County
Cremation was at Wiltwyck Cemetery in Kingston, New York. 
1998 New York County
Mr. Nicholas had been a resident of Manhattan, New York, prior to and during the time of his relocation to Rosendale, New York. 
1960 Bronx County
Mr. Nicholas earned a bachelor's degree at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York, in 1960. 
2010 (Unknown) County
Iron Rose
(Pub: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1453638881 / 978-1453638880)
A collection of poems inspired by New York City. 
2011 (Unknown) County
The Old Language
(Pub: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1456406906 / 978-1456406905)
A collection of poems reflecting on the company of animals. 
2011 (Unknown) County
In the Long-Cold Forges of the Earth
(Pub: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1463784279 / 978-1463784270)
Collection of poems. 
2011 (Unknown) County
The Rescue Artist
(Pub: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1453710973 / 978-1453710975)
Poems about his wife, Theresa, and their long marriage. 
2012 (Unknown) County
Something Red
(Pub: Atria/Emily Bestler Books ISBN: 1451660073 / 978-1451660074)
Fantasy novel. 
1998 Ulster County
Mr. Nicholas began relocating to Rosendale, New York, in 1998. 
2014 (Unknown) County
The Wicked
(Pub: Atria/Emily Bestler Books ISBN: 1451660243 / 978-1451660241)
Fantasy novel. 
2015 (Unknown) County
Throne Of Darkness
(Pub: Atria/Emily Bestler Books ISBN: 1476755981 / 978-1476755984)
Fantasy novel. 
2016 (Unknown) County
Three Queens in Erin
(Pub: Simon and Schuster ISBN: )
Fantasy novel. 

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