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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Paul Carroll  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1927 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 1996 in North Carolina

-- Paul Carroll on WorldCat --

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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Luke poems
ISBN: 0695802534

Big Table Pub. Co. 1971

Book by Carroll, Paul

ISBN: 094402405X

Spoon River Poetry Pr. 1988

The Beaver Dam Road Poems

Big Table Books. 1994

Straight Poets I Have Known and Loved

Big Table Publishing. 1995