Detrick Hughes was born and raised in Beaumont Texas. He received a BBA from the University of Houston and an MFA from Ashland University. Detrick has four books of poetry and two spoken word CDs. In addition to working commercially, he is an Adjunct professor with the Houston Community College System. He also serves as the Director of the American Root Reading Series (www.americanroot.com).
Detrick Hughes has a free APP available for mobile devices. You can download it by searching on 'detrick hughes' in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
Publications and Prizes
Sugar-Tooth Confession (Nebo Media Group, 2012), Chocolate Covered Raisins (Storybook X, 1995)
Paper Walls (Storybook X, 1994)
I Am Poet (Storybook X, 2009)
Beaumont Public Library (2013), Lucky Dog Books (2013), Lucky Dog Books on 6/22/2013 (2013), One Delta Plaza (2013), University of Houston (Alumni Center) (2012), Borders (2009), Borders (2008), Allen University (), Buffalo State ()