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Carol Prejean Zippert

Carol Prejean Zippert, a Louisiana native, is a poet, educator, community activist, and newspaper publisher in the Black Belt region of west Alabama, where she has lived with her family since 1971. Her earlier collection of poetry, I Don't Want To Be Rich, Just Able, is also published by NewSouth Books. Dr. Zippert has a special interest in rural youth and serves as an adjunct research professor and resource specialist for Tuskegee University's Community-Based Youth Partnerships. She has also helped orchestrate institutions such as the Greene County Employees Federal Credit Union, 21st Century Youth Leadership Movement, the Society of Folk Arts & Culture, and the Black Belt Community Foundation. With her husband, John, she owns and co-publishes the Greene County Democrat, the county newspaper of record in Eutaw, Alabama. The Zipperts have two daughters, one son, and a growing number of grandchildren.
Books by Carol Prejean Zippert:
  • I Don't Want To Be Rich, Just Able
  • ISBN: 1-58838-058-0, Trade Cloth
  • Meeting Myself 'Round the Corner
  • ISBN: 1-60306-048-0, Trade Cloth