Gilbert Richards

About Author

A native of Baltimore City, Maryland, Gilbert Richards (Lobibah Oji Baraka), a high school English Literature teacher of 20 years, set a goal to write a book of poetry during his college years. Having always written personal essays, Richards combined his love of writing, reading and his knowledge of English literature in his first book of poetry, Herd of Tusks. Richards has earned an English degree from Morgan State University and a Masters in Special Education from Coppin State University. He currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland.