Duane Carlton Brooks
I was born Duane Carlton Brooks on March 10, 1954 in Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For the first several years of my life my parents and I lived with my grandmother (on my mother's side), then we moved to our own place in the projects located in the Hill District section of Pittsburgh. I attended first Anna B. Heldman nursery school, then A. Leo Weil Elementary School, then Schenley High, and finally, Carnegie-Mellon, where I graduated with a B.A. in.. English with a Creative Writing option. My parents divorced when I was nine and I wound up living with my Mom, so throughout my life I didn't see that much of my Dad. In 1979, my Mom and I moved again, this time to our very own house in the Penn Hills section of Pittsburgh. In 1990, I started working as a courier for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, although I had to opt for early retirement because I came down with a major case of osteo-arthritis. This is when I wrote, Tales from a Lifelong Neurotic.


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Media Formats

  • Books/Manuscripts

Services Offered

  • Writing

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • TUE
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • WED
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • THU
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • FRI
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN

Payments Accepted

  • American Express
  • Debit Card
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Visa

Languages Spoken

  • English


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