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Proof of the Poet as Activist: Two Carol Muske-Dukes Projects

By Women's Voices For Change
In accepting the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Adrienne Rich delivered an address entitled “Poetry and Commitment.” Well, in living her life as a woman, poet, teacher, citizen, Carol Muske-Dukes daily enacts the kind of commitment that turns intention into action—action that is poetic for its unguarded intentions. This coming Sunday evening, October 4, at…
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Poetry Friday: Carol Muske-Dukes

By Womens Voices for Change
Carol Muske-Dukes, Poet Laureate of California and Renaissance woman,  is a novelist, the author of seven books of poetry, and as essayist is the arrow that says “You Are Here” to women of our age.  She is also an essential book critic, a traveling educator and founding Director of the Ph.D. Program in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of…
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