Carolyn M. Rogers
Pen Name: None
Born: 1940 in Chicago, Illinois
Deceased: 2010 in Chicago, Illinois
Rodgers first attended college at the University of Illinois in 1960, but transferred to Chicago’s Roosevelt University in 1961 where she earned her BA degree in 1965. She later earned a MA in English from the University of Chicago in 1980.
Biographical and Professional Information
Rogers was a Chicago-based American poet and a founder of one of America’s oldest and largest black presses, Third World Press. She got her start in the literary circuit as a young woman studying under Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks in the South Side of Chicago.
- How I Got Ovah: New and Selected Poems, Doubleday, 1976
- The Heart As Ever Green: Poems, Anchor Press, 1978
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
How I Got Ovah: New and Selected Poems
Release Date: 1976-12
The heart as ever green: Poems
Release Date: 1978
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