Detrick Hughes is an American Poet/Author, Adjunct Professor, and Businessman. He was born and raised in Texas. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Houston and a graduate degree from Ashland University. He has five collections of poetry and two spoken word CDs:

  • Disturbing the Piece, eBook (Poetry: Forthcoming Feb 2018)
  • Goats Do Roman Villages, Paperback (Poetry: 2016)
  • Sugar-Tooth Confession, Paperback (Poetry: 2012)
  • I Am Poet, Paperback (Poetry: 2009)
  • Cottonwood Park, CD (Spoken Word: 2005)
  • The Sound of One Voice Marching, CD (Spoken Word: 1999)
  • Chocolate Covered Raisins, Paperback (Poetry: 1995)
  • Paper Walls, Chapbook (Poetry: 1994)
Individual Poems in Anthologies

He actively travels and reads his works across the United States. For information about booking him for an event, please visit the "Contact" section.


Goats Do Roman Villages was published in 2016


Sugar-Tooth Confession was published in 2012


I am Poet is a collection of poetry with the works of four poets including Detrick Hughes


Chocolate Covered Raisin was published in 1995


Paper Walls is Detrick's initial collection published in 1994



Cottonwood Park was recorded in 2005


The Sound of One Voice Marching was recorded in 1994