Rochelle Owens (1936- ) is an American playwright and poet. The collection contains books, clippings, correspondence, promotional
material, and programs relating to some of her works.
Rochelle Owens, poet and playwright, was born on April 2, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York. Her works include: Not Be Essence That Cannot Be, The Joe Eighty-Two Creation Poems, Futz, He Wants Shih!, and The Karl Marx Play, among others.
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