Detrick Hughes

5474 FM 1960 Rd W
Houston, TX 77069
+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 six 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 previously served as the Director of the American Root Reading Series.

Publications and Prizes

Chocolate Covered Raisins
(Storybook X, 1995)
, Disturbing The Piece
(Nebo Media Group, 2018)
, Goats Do Roman Villages
(Nebo Media Group, 2016)
, Sugar-Tooth Confession
(Nebo Media Group, 2012)
I Am Poet
(Storybook X, 2009)
, Resist Much, Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance, "Faceless"
(Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2017)
, Visions International #94, "Chasing Your Ghost"
(Black Buzzard Press, 2016)
Paper Walls
(Storybook X, 1994)
Allen University, Beaumont Public Library
, Borders
, Borders
, Buffalo State, Lucky Dog Books
, Lucky Dog Books on 6/22/2013
, One Delta Plaza
, University of Houston (Alumni Center)

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Langston Hughes, James Wright, Jean Toomer

More Information

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Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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African American
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Beaumont, TX
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Last updated: Apr 05, 2018