Wisdom Teeth

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
PM Press
Publish Date
Pages
136
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781604864175
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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.

Reviews

"This brilliant first effort is akin to a mix tape, filled with nostalgic hip-hop references . . . a love letter from a grown man still much enamored of the youth culture today." --Simone Jacobson, managing editor, "Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture"