Carolyn M. Rogers
Born: 1940 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to 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. Biography: 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 :
ISBN: 0385046731 OCLC: 2635745 Anchor Press, Garden City, N.Y. : 1976, Â©1975.
|The heart as ever green :
ISBN: 0385127952 OCLC: 4498845 Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. : 1978.