Q. R. Hand, Jr.
Q. R. Hand, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1937. He is the author of three poetry books, i speak to the poet in man (jukebox press, 1985), how sweet it is (Zeitgeist Press, 1996), and whose really blues, new & selected poems (Taurean Horn Press, 2007). He was a member of the poetry and jazz ensemble Word Wind and worked as a community mental health worker in San Francisco, where he lived for more than four decades. He died on December 31, 2020.