Detrick Hughes

5474 FM 1960 Rd W
Houston, TX 77069
Phone: 
+1 832-779-0070

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

Books: 
Chocolate Covered Raisins
(Storybook X, 1995)
, Goats Do Roman Villages
(Nebo Media Group, 2016)
, Sugar-Tooth Confession
(Nebo Media Group, 2012)
Anthologies: 
I Am Poet
(Storybook X, 2009)
Performances: 
Allen University, Beaumont Public Library
(2013)
, Borders
(2009)
, Borders
(2008)
, Buffalo State, Lucky Dog Books
(2013)
, Lucky Dog Books on 6/22/2013
(2013)
, One Delta Plaza
(2013)
, University of Houston (Alumni Center)
(2012)
Chapbook: 
Paper Walls
(Storybook X, 1994)

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Langston Hughes, James Wright, Jean Toomer

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
Raised in: 
Beaumont, TX
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017