Derrick C. Brown is our local literary scene's wordsmithing rock star, whose "act like a band and hit the road" approach to poetry promotion has found the former paratrooper touring the world and opening for bands such as Cold War Kids, the Decemberists and the White Stripes. In 2010, Brown created a similar cross-pollination paradise at home with Long Beach's Lightbulb Mouth Radio Hour, a weekly live-radio variety show that featured musicians, humorists, poets... More >>>