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Richard Brook was born in Brooklyn, New York. After attending Antioch College, Ohio, for a BA, he received a Master's Degree in Philosophy at Columbia University, and a PhD in Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He is now Professor Emeritus, Philosophy at Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Richard helped found the River Poets in Bloomsburg, now in its twenty-sixth year. He has won two awards for poetry, first prize in the MWPA (Mulberry Writers and Poets Association) contest, 2007, and third prize and honorable mention in the MWPA (Mulberry Writers and Poets Association) contest, 2006. Except for appearing in the MWPA journal of contest winners, he is unpublished.
Winning Entry: My Brother In Law Leaves the World
Contest Won: Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest 2017, Honorable Mention, Tom Howard