Carol Guess

she/they, Professor


Pronunciation: Carol: Sounds like "Feral"

Carol Guess is the author of twenty books of poetry and prose, including Doll Studies: Forensics and Tinderbox Lawn. Her short fiction collection Sleep Tight Satellite is forthcoming in 2023 from Tupelo Press. A frequent collaborator, she writes across genres and illuminates historically marginalized material. In 2014 she was awarded the Philolexian Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement by Columbia University. She lives in Seattle. 

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing (Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction)
  • Queer Studies