Sherlockian Author Profile - Derrick Belanger

Derrick Belanger, PSI is an author and educator most noted for his books and lectures on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as his writing for the blogs I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere and Belanger Books Sherlock Holmes and Other Readings Blog. Both volumes of his two-volume anthology, A Study in Terror: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Revolutionary Stories of Fear and the Supernatural were #1 best sellers on the U.K. Sherlock Holmes book list, and his MacDougall Twins with Sherlock Holmes chapter book, Attack of the Violet Vampire! was also a #1 bestselling new release in the U.K.  

Through his press, Belanger Books, he has released a number of Sherlock Holmes anthologies as well as new editions of August Derleth’s original Solar Pons series. In 2019, Mr. Belanger received his investiture in the PSI as “Albert, the Dove”. In January 2020, Mr. Belanger was awarded the Susan Z. Diamond Award in recognition of outstanding efforts to introduce young people to Sherlock Holmes. Mr. Belanger's academic work has been published in The Colorado Reading Journal and Gifted Child Today. Find him at and