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 David Dukes Memorial Scholarship

 
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The scholarship, established in memory of the late actor David Coleman Dukes, is awarded annually to a third-year Theater Arts student working toward a career in stage acting. A bronze plaque commemorating the scholarship benefit held in David Coleman Dukes' name can be seen in the lobby of the Bing Theater, off Queen's Court on the USC campus.
— Madeline Puzo, Dean, USC School of Theatre
 

 © Carol Muske Dukes

 






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Beirut, 1983

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Carol Muske-Dukes visited Hotchkiss on September 25, 2013


Timothy Steele and Carol Muske-Dukes talk about Robert Frost on A&E BIOGRAPHY Channel

Robert Frost - Mini Biography >>


LITTLE STAR!

DEAR POETS, ASTRONOMERS, READERS, DREAMERS:

If you are searching (as we all are) for the perfect sidereal galaxy: take time to discover the dazzling literary journal, LITTLE STAR! As Shakespeare eulogized R & J - we might "cut him out in LITTLE STARS" - and forever be in love with night! Or we might travel with Keats among "the realms of gold" in the astronomer's eye...

Or we might explore this extraordinary magazine, edited by the stellar Ann Kjellberg, inspired by Joseph Brodsky ("But soon, I'm told, I'll lose my epaulets altogether / and dwindle into a little star") - available to you in many formats and digital possibilities - http://littlestarjournal.com/

— Carol


LA TIMES Book Review (August 15, 2013): David Rakoff reviewed in verse

'Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish' by David Rakoff rhymes, as does this review. Don't be afraid of either. Review by Carol Muske-Dukes. >>


Seamus Heaney Remembered - and read by President Clinton

LA Times: Seamus Heaney dies at 74; Irish poet won Nobel Prize for literature >>

"We lucky poets who were invited to the Clinton White House for that Millenial evening in 1998 - did indeed get a chance to chat with the President about Poetry. He had been reciting passages of great poems all night - and he and Hillary Clinton each recited their "favorite poem", as part of then-Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's national initiative. So no one had to ask him if he ever read poetry! Clinton asked a few of us if we'd ever read Seamus Heaney's translation of Sophocles, "The Cure at Troy" - and there was silence. Before anyone could attempt an answer, Clinton recited Heaney's translations of the famous lines about Hope -- alluded to in the LA Times story below. Clinton understood something about Heaney's influence - close to what Shelley opined when he claimed that "Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." - CMD


8/11/12: Authors Night

Carol Muske-Dukes will be signing her poetry books and novels at this evening gala. This year, the evening begins "under the tent" at the Gardiner Farm, 36 James Lane, East Hampton Village. Authors Reception is from 5 - 7:30 PM. Dinner Parties begin at 8 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit AuthorsNight.org.

Authors Night is a fundraiser to benefit the East Hampton Library. All proceeds go directly to the Library. Beginning in 2005 with a handful of dinners and a few hundred attendees, it has grown to be the premier literary event of the Hamptons with over 160 authors and more than 1,000 people in attendance.


The Top 200 Advocates for American Poetry (2013)

Carol Muske-Dukes is included in this list by Seth Abramson >>


The New Yorker - John Cheever At Sing Sing

by Carol Muske-Dukes >>


Little Star



For more information, visit LittleStarJournal.com.


LA TIMES Book Review (July 5, 2013): Three Poets

New works by poets Adrian Matejka, Christina Davis, and Stephen Burt. Review by Carol Muske-Dukes. >>


Academy of American Poets — Poem-A-Day

Carol Muske-Dukes' After Skate is featured as the Poem-A-Day for May 20, 2013. >>


Bryant Park Word for Word Poetry — June 25, 2013

Word for Word Poetry welcomes The Kenyon Review

6/25/13   7:00 P.M. — 8:30 P.M.

Continued...


Twin Cities — The Provost's Writers Series

USC Visions and Voices

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 : 7:00pm

University Park Campus

University Club (FAC)<

Admission is free. Reservations required. Reception and book signing to follow.

To RSVP and for more information, click here.


2013 Los Angeles Times Book Festival

The annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held at University of Southern California, April 20-21, 2013. Carol Muske-Dukes is among the participants in the following events:

The Politics of Poetry
Sunday, 4/21/2013, 2:00 PM, Andrus Gerontology Center - USC Campus
Panel Moderator: Douglas Kearney
Eloise Klein Healy, Lewis MacAdams, Carol Muske-Dukes
*A book signing will follow all poetry panels. You will be escorted to the signing area by Festival of Books volunteers.

Reading from "Twin Cities"
Sunday, 4/21/2013, 12:30 PM — 1:15 PM, Poetry Stage - USC Campus

*A book signing will follow your poetry reading. The signing area for the Poetry Stage will be located adjacent to the Small World Books booth – the special seller for the stage.

For more information, visit LATimes.com.


LA Times: Obama's inauguration poet is a fresh burst of firsts

"Cuban American Richard Blanco will not only be the first Latino poet to be so honored, but the first openly gay man to be selected as well." This article includes quotes from Carol Muske-Dukes. >>


"Gun Control" Poem on Slate







THIS POEM OF MINE ("Gun Control") WAS ACCEPTED BY SLATE IN OCTOBER AND SCHEDULED FOR POSTING ON DECEMBER 18th, 2012, BACK IN OCTOBER. IT IS SHEER (SAD) COINCIDENCE THAT IT IS RUNNING AT THE TIME OF THE TRAGIC EVENTS IN CONNECTICUT. PLEASE SUPPORT THE MOVEMENT TO REGULATE THE SALE AND USE OF GUNS & ASSAULT WEAPONS IN THIS COUNTRY.


Mediabistro's FishbowlLA

USC Prof to KPCC: You Blew It with Patt Morrison >>


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