Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: Carolyn Rodgers Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: December 14, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionCarolyn was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationCarolyn Rodgers, a Chicago poet, playwright and author who first learned her trade in the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) Writer's Workshop meetings and Gwendolyn Brooks' 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.
*''How I Got Ovah, New and Selected Poems'', Doubleday, 1975 *''Long Rap/ Commonly Known as a Poetic Essay'', Broadside Press, 1971 *''The Heart as Ever Green, Poems'', Doublyday, 1978