Paul Carroll

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General Information

Name: Paul Carroll

Pen Name: None

Born: 1927 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 1996 in North Carolina

Illinois Connection

Paul Carroll lived and worked in Chicago for many years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Paul Carroll was a poet and the founder of the Poetry Center of Chicago. He was a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1974, he founded the Program for Writers, the school's graduate program for creative writing. He retired as Professor Emeritus in 1992.

In 1993, he moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina where he continued to write poetry every day until his death.

Published Works

  • The Poem in It`s Skin, Big Table Publishing, 1968
  • Odes, Poems, Big Table Publishing, 1969
  • The Luke Poems, Big Table Publishing, 1971
  • Poems, Spoon River Poetry Press, 1988
  • The Beaver Dam Road Poems, Big Table Books, 1994
  • Straight Poets I Have Known and Loved, Big Table Books, 1995

Titles at Your Library

Straight Poets I Have Known and Loved

Release Date: 1995

Literary Awards


External Links

Paul Carroll on WorldCat


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