Barbara Rose Brooker is a native San Franciscan. She has an MA in creative writing, and a BFA/painting. She regularly teaches writing seminars at SFSU/SF/OLLI and at private seminars. She has published fiction with Morrow, Crossing Press, and other presses. Currently, her poetry was selected for the Lullwater Review. Her latest novel The Viagra Diaries about dating love and aging after sixty, has been bought by HBO for a television series. Brooker is the founder of the first age march in history, a
national march to celebrate age and end age discrimination.
Brooker has been on The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight and an activist for human rights, she continues to speak out on age discrimination. She wrote and performs The Viagra Diaries, a one woman show at the SF Commonwealth Club and plans on taking the show around the country. She is at work on a sequel to The Viagra Diaries and another novel.