Wisdom Teeth (Paperback)

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Derrick Weston's debut collection is a questioning work, a redefining of personal relationships, masculinity, race and history. It's a re-adjustment of bite, humour and perspective as Brown channels the language of hip-hop.

About the Author


Derrick Weston Brown holds an MFA in creative writing, from American University. He has studied poetry under Dr. Tony Medina at Howard University and Cornelius Eady at American University. He is a graduate of the Cave Canem Summer workshop for black poets and the VONA summer workshop. His work has appeared in such literary journals as Warpland, Mythium, Ginsoko, DrumVoices, The Columbia Poetry Review, and the online journals Capital Beltway, Howard University's Amistad, LocusPoint, and MiPOesias. He works as a bookseller and book buyer for a wonderful bookstore which is operated by the nonprofit Teaching For Change, and is located within the restaurant, bar, coffee shop and performance space known as Busboys and Poets.

As the first Poet-In-Residence of Busboys and Poets, he is the founder and curator of The Nine on the Ninth, a five-year-old monthly poetry series, and helps coordinate the poetry programming at the 14th & V street location. He teaches poetry and creative writing to an amazing crew of seventh and eighth graders at Hart Middle school in Southeast Washington, DC, as part of the DC Creative Writing Workshop. He is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and resides in Mount Rainier, Maryland.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781604864175
ISBN-10: 1604864176
Publisher: PM Press
Publication Date: May 1st, 2011
Pages: 136
Language: English

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