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Randy Brooks

#Haiku Happenings #7: Jacob S. interviews #haijin Randy Brooks!

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Randy Brooks portrait by Jessica Sebok

Country of Residence:USA



To read excellent samples of Randy’s haiku:




Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies from Purdue University

Current Occupation:

Dr. Randy Brooks retired as the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Professor of English at Millikin University in 2022. As an Emeritus Professor of English, he continues to teach courses on haiku poetry traditions. His students’ haiku and essays are available on the MU Haiku web site: http://www.brooksbookshaiku.com/MillikinHaiku/

At Millikin University he hosted two haiku conferences: the Midwest Haiku Festival in 1992 and the Global Haiku Festival in 2000. Dr. Brooks also taught professional writing, editing and book publishing courses and served as faculty advisor for the Bronze Man Books publishing company.

He and his wife, Shirley Brooks, are co-editors and publishers ofBrooks Books, and edit Mayfly haiku magazine…

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