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Detrick Hughes

Author's Bio

Detrick Hughes was born and raised in Beaumont Texas. He received a BBA from the University of Houston and my 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

Books:
Sugar-Tooth Confession (Nebo Media Group, 2012)
Performances:
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)

Detrick Hughes Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Tally's Corner By Elliot Elliot Liebow, Night by Elie Wiesel
Favorite Authors:
James Wright, Langston Hughes, Amaud Jamaul Johnson

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Listing last updated: December 29, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
African American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Beaumont, TX
Raised in:
Beaumont, TX

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