Bryan, Sharon, ed. Where We Stand: Women Poets on Literary Tradition. New York: W. W. Norton, 1993. This is a collection of essays on tradition in poetry, with such well-known poets as Joy Harjo, Madeline DeFrees, Alicia Ostriker, and Rogers contributing.
Grider, Sylvia Ann, and Lou Halsell Rodenberger, eds. Texas Women Writers: A Tradition of Their Own. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1997. Contains an essay that places the poets Rogers, Betsy Feagan Colquitt, and Naomi Shihab Nye squarely in the region of Texas, yet finds vast differences among them.
Kutchins, Laura. Review of Wayfare. Orion 26, no. 7 (November/December, 2008): 77. This review praises Wayfare, finding it a work of “yearning and fulfillment, of folding and unfolding, of peering and pressing.”
Rogers, Pattiann. “Breaking Old Forms: A Conversation.” Interview by Gordon Johnston. Georgia Review 62, no. 1 (Spring, 2008): 154. Johnston interviews Rogers about Generations and its critical response, as the book was judged to be different from her earlier works. The same issue carries her poem “At Work.”
_______. “The Poetry World of Pattiann Rogers.” http://home.comcast.net/~pattiann_rogers/. The official Web site of Rogers provides a biography, information on events and readings, information on her works, and links to other sites of interest.
Seaman, Donna. Review of Generations. Booklist 100, nos. 19/20 (June 1-15, 2004): 1688. Seaman calls Rogers’s poetry “ravishingly lyrical and imaginative” in its blend of science and the spiritual.