Carol Muske-Dukes

Finalist, 2003 National Book Awards

Poet, novelist, and essayist Carol Muske-Dukes is the founder and director of the graduate program in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California. Her column “Poet’s Corner” appears regularly in The Los Angeles Times and she also contributes reviews to The New York Times.
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Sparrow

Sparrow: Poems, by Carol Muske-Dukes book cover
ISBN 9780812967487 Random House, Inc.

Written in the wake of personal tragedy, Sparrow grapples with one of the fundamental concerns of elegy: the contrast between love and grief. More about this book >

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Carol Muske-Dukes

Poet, novelist, and essayist Carol Muske-Dukes is the founder and director of the graduate program in literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California. Her column “Poet’s Corner” appears regularly in The Los Angeles Times and she also contributes reviews to The New York Times. A 1981 Guggenheim Fellow, Ms. Muske-Dukes lives in Los Angeles with her daughter.

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