Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Carol Muske Dukes


Channeling Mark Twain. Random House, 2008. Sparrow. Random House, 2004. Married to the Icepick Killer: A Poet in Hollywood. Random House, 2002. Life After Death. Random House, 2002. An Octave Above Thunder: New & Selected Poems, Penguin Putnam, 1998

Women & Poetry: Truth, Autobiography & The Shape of the Self, U of Michigan P, 1997 (essays)

Skylight, Carnegie-Mellon UP, 1995 (poems)

Saving St Germ, 1993 (novel)

Red Trousseau, Penguin, 1993 (poems)

Dear Digby, Viking Penguin, 1989 (novel)

Applause, U of Pittsburgh P, 1989 (poems)

Camouflage, U of Pittsburgh P, 1975 (poems)

Wyndmere, U of Pittsburgh P


Paris Review, Parnassus, Antaeus, New York Times, The Nation, Western Humanities Review, The New Yorker, Southern Poetry Review, Columbia, Virginia Quarterly Review, Antioch Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere


"Shakespeare Meets the Long Gray Line", New York Times Book Review, 1997

"Mapping Lost Worlds," New York Times Book Review, 1996

"Happiness, Death, the Jitters," The Nation, 1996

"Breaking Out of the Genre Ghetto" in Parnassus, 1995-1996

"When the System Worked," Op Ed in New York Times, 1995


Best American Poetry, One Hundred Great Poems by Women, MotherSongs, and many others.


John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1981

NEA Fellowship Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award of the Poetry Society of America, 1979

Ingram/Merrill Fellowship

Dylan Thomas Award

Pushcart Prizes

Best American Poetry

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