David Mook is a lifelong resident of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. After a long career
as a car dealer, he began writing poetry and taking literature courses at Bucks County Community College. In May of 2000 David earned his BA in English from Beaver College, now Arcadia University. In June of 2002, he received his MFA in Writing from Vermont College. EACH LEAF, published by Freewheeling Press, is David's first book of poems. The book also includes poems written by his daughter, Sarah.
Sarah Gail Mook was a student in the third grade at Buckingham Friends School in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, when she died suddenly on December 14, 1995. Sarah was a poet who began writing poems while in kindergarten. Reading Sarah's poems over and over during the months following her death inspired her father, David, to begin writing his own poetry. According to David, "poetry is a gift from Sarah that I feel both blessed and honored to be able to share." David Mook's essay, "Fishing," published in both Northeast Corridor and EACH LEAF, was given honorable mention by Robert Atwan in his series, The Best American Essays, 2000. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, including; Northeast Corridor, Friend's Journal, Schuylkill Valley Journal, The River, and Mad Poets Review.
Bill Wunder lives and writes in Bucks County. He is the publisher of Painted Moon Review and a contributing writer at Burning Word. His chapbook, "A
Season of Storms" is published by Via Dolorosa Press. His work has recently appeared in Snow Monkey, Melange Journal, Iguanaland, Coil Magazine, Burning Word, Literary Potpourri, and Bucks County Writer. Current
projects include a book of poetry on Vietnam titled "Pointing At the Moon."
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