Derrick Brown has toured as a poet around the world. He has performed at Glastonbury, All Tomorrow's Parties, Berlin Intl. Lit Festival. He had a poetry book shop in Austin Texas, performed on The Tonight Show and is the founder and president of Write Bloody Publishing. He has published nine books of poetry. He runs the Your River Is Waiting workshop series as well as a writing workshop series for fellow veterans.
If I still used drugs I would take Derrick Brown's poetry, cook it up in a spoon and shoot it right into my fucking arm”