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 ()