Alice Rogoff

Alice Elizabeth Rogoff is a long time member of the San Francisco Living Wage Coalition, and formerly, the Recording Secretary. She is a poet and short-story writer. Her books, Mural and Barge Wood, include poems on the social issues of labor, racism, war, and the environment. Her poetry is included in Walking Through A River Of Fire – One Hundred Years Of Triangle Factory Fire Poems. She received a San Francisco Arts Commission Social Equity grant for a poetry project on San Francisco women labor organizers, many of the poems published in Giving Voice, a LaborFest Writers group anthology. Her fiction can be found in Caveat Lector, and So To Speak web sites. She has been a Co-editor of the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal since 1984. She has a degree in Anthropology, MAs in English: Creative Writing and Drama, her Drama thesis -Oppression and Survival in South African Theater Under Censorship, and a Certificate in Labor Studies. She is a member of the Pacific Media Workers (CWA), and Co-Treasurer of the Coalition of Labor Union Women SF Chapter. She has acted and sung in local groups and has given writing and drama workshops at the Mendocino Environmental Center, and for Seniors.