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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 an MFA from Ashland University. Detrick has five 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).

Publications and Prizes

Goats Do Roman Villages (Nebo Media Group, 2016), 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 ()

Detrick Hughes Resume

Personal Favorites

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

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Listing last updated: April 27, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
African American
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Born in:
Beaumont, TX
Raised in:
Beaumont, TX

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