Carolyn Marie Rodgers
Pen Name: None
Birth Year: 1945
Place of Birth: Chicago, Il.
Died: April 2, 2010
Carolyn was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Carolyn Rodgers, a Chicago poet who first learned her trade in the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) Writer's Workshop meetings and Gwendolyn Brooks's Writers Workshops, was distinctive as a new black woman poet in the late 1960s, when she published her first two books, for her vehement adherence to the Black Arts program.
- Long Rap/ Commonly Known as a Poetic Essay, Broadside Press, 1971
- How I Got Ovah, New and Selected Poems, Doubleday, 1975
- The Heart as Ever Green, Poems, Doublyday, 1978
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
How I got ovah: New and selected poems
Release Date: 1975
The heart as ever green: Poems
Release Date: 1978
Poet Laureate Award, Society of Midland Authors
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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