Carol Guess

she/they, Professor


Carol Guess is the author of twenty books of poetry and prose, including Doll Studies: Forensics, Girl Zoo, and Tinderbox Lawn. 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. Her short story collection Sleep Tight Satellite will be published by Tupelo Press in 2023.

Research Interests

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