Daniel D. Watkins
- Born: in Oxford, England, The United Kingdom.
- Description: Born in Oxford in 1963, Daniel Watkins read Philosophy at Cambridge University and has further degrees in English and Psychology. He has written six novels and is working on his seventh. His debut novel, Glengoth was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Awards (2012). His fourth novel, Where Are the Songs of Spring? is about a family's journey from the Egyptian revolution of 2011 to a dystopian future in 2020. The novel won a finalist medal in the Next Generation Indie Awards (2013) and received a Notable Book award (2013) from Shelf Unbound literary e-zine. Portrait of a Landscape, set in artists' colonies of New York and St. Ives, received a finalist medal in the Readers' Favorites Book Awards (2013). His novel, Spaceman Daddy was released in November 2014. In 2019, the completed Malcotte Worms trilogy was made available on Amazon in a three part collection called: Symposion. His novels are social and political satires. Daniel Watkins is an independent author and was a private tutor to the Saudi royal family from 2003 to 2019. He now lives with his partner on their dhahabiya on the Nile in Luxor and quinta in central Portugal.