derrick C. brown

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DERRICK C. BROWN is the winner of the 2013 Texas Book of the Year for his book Strange Light. He is a former paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne and is the owner and president of Write Bloody Publishing, which Forbes and Filter magazines call “…one of the best independent poetry presses in the country.” He is the author of seven books of poetry and three children’s books. The New York Times calls his work, “…a rekindling of faith in the weird, hilarious, shocking, beautiful power of words.” He lives in Los Angeles, California.