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poet

Marie Rogers Gilbert, American poet. Recipient Poet Laureate Sam Ragan Fine Arts award St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 1994, Fortner award St. Andrews Presbyterian College, 2003.

Background

Gilbert, Marie Rogers was born on January 27, 1924 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Frank Mandeville and Marie Barringer Rogers.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology and Theater Arts, Rollins College, 1945.

Career

Read poetry at Spoleto Festival, Charleston, South Carolina, 1999.

Works

Membership

Driver American Red Cross, Florence Army Air Base, 1943-1944. Trustee St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, North Carolina, 2002. Member Poetry Society North Carolina (vice president, 1988-1989, president 1990-1992), Poetry Society South Carolina (1st place for lyric poetry 1987, 90), North Carolina Writers Conference, North Carolina Writers Network, Colonial Dames of America North Carolina (secretary 1990-1991, vice president 1992-1993), Colonial Dames of America South Carolina, Junior League.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry readings and seminars.

Connections

Married Richard Austin Gilbert, April 24, 1946. Children: Richard Austin Junior, Laurie Gilbert Sanford.

father:
Frank Mandeville

mother:
Marie Barringer Rogers

spouse:
Richard Austin Gilbert

children:
Richard Austin Junior Gilbert

Laurie Gilbert Sanford Gilbert