Harold Epstein | University of North Texas Special Collections
Name: Harold Epstein
Historical Note: Harold Isreal Epstein was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1950. He was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease at the age of 14. Epstein conducted poetry writing sessions with participants from halfway houses, outpatient clinics, trauma units, and community centers geared toward people living with cancer. Epstein was a bookseller at Barnes & Noble Booksellers from 1997 to his death. He taught poetry class at ABC in 2003. He participated in poetry contest like "Express Yourself" for three years. It is noted Harold Epstein was a licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor with a private practice. Epstein was married twice. Epstein had some complications which result in his death in 2005, at the age of 55.