Derrick Brown: The TNB Self-Interview

Why is there a fish on your book cover? I like the idea of shooting fish in a barrel, or even a stream. The feeling that I am constantly overdoing it, living with a sense of desperation and the eas...

Poet Derrick C. Brown Reads to Rowdy Crowds and Writes Bloody

Derrick C. Brown's road to poetry wasn't a very typical one. In the early '90s, the California native found himself in a foxhole as part of the 82nd Airborne, an infantry division of the United States Army that specializes in parachute assault operations into denied areas.

Theater of War - This American Life

Fort Bragg army base was suffering a number of unnecessary deaths - so they decided to attempt to save soldiers' lives through the art of musical theater.

Two Short Poems from Derrick Brown - from the When Words Matter episode by State of the Re:Union

Two short poems, "Debbie" and "Eating the Whole," from poet and publisher Derrick Brown, a traveling poet as well as the publisher of Write Bloody Publishing. For more from this episode, visit

Poet Derrick Brown With The Helio Sequence (#260) by Live Wire Radio

In a show that takes us to Such Great Heights, poet Derrick Brown becomes Nick Cave after drinking his coffee, Portland Trailblazer Robin Lopez passes a "Nerdsketball" quiz with flying colors, and Hook and Anchor send the strains of strings and beautiful harmonies through the air.

Derrick C. Brown - Interview

Interview sauvage de Derrick C. Brown au Transbordeur après le Teatro Fiasco. RETROUVEZ NOUS ICI : Wordpress : Facebook : /LaSyncopette Twitter : @LaSyncopette Retrouvez les photos du concert sur notre page Facebook et celle de Oculus Obscura : Merci à Derrick pour son temps, Sam, Pete, Scott, le Transbordeur, Rival Sons, Howie Pyro et la sécurité Licorne !

Weekly Poem: Derrick Brown heals a horse and puts it to verse

When poet Derrick Brown moved from the city of Austin to more rural Elgin, Texas, he was searching for "a peaceful plot of land to hunker down." The pastoral surroundings enabled Brown to slow down and regain his voice, spurring "Our Poison Horse," a new collection that hit shelves on Oct 1.

'You Just Don't Know Yet': Excerpts from Derrick C. Brown's 'Our Poison Horse'

"At first, moving to the countryside from Austin felt like an incredible peace," says Texas-based poet Derrick C. Brown in a recent interview with PDX Magazine. "And then you begin to notice scorpions, and massive spiders, snakes, vultures and striped hornets."

Hello. It Doesn't Matter.

Derrick C. Brown shows an immense amount of growth and maturity in his craft throughout Hello. It Doesn't Matter. In this, his eighth poetry collection, Brown is at his most vulnerable and his most honest, openly expressing heartbreak over the end of a relationship and the ghosts that haunt the unwelcome silence at the end of a relationship.

The K Ohle #68: Get Lost with Derrick Brown | Nerdist

The tables are turned in this Austin edition of Get Lost - Kurt is blindfolded by friend and poet Derrick Brown and taken somewhere he has never been. And it's a good one! Kurt kicks off his Roustabout Tour at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Feb 25th! Get tickets here!