Channeling Mark Twain

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Holly Mattox is the protagonist in the fourth novel by National Book Award finalist Carol Muske-Dukes. In Channeling Mark Twain, Mattox is a young spirited poet who moves to New York City in the 1970s to teach a poetry workshop for female inmates at Rikers Island.

Channeling Mark Twain is available for purchase at

Carol Muske-Dukes will be speaking and signing books
Monday, August 6 at 7pm
Upper West Side Barnes & Noble
2289 Broadway, at 82nd Street


Carol Muske-Dukes

Comments [2]

A listener

Yikes! Carol, take a breath already. You talk too much.

Jul. 31 2007 02:35 PM
Jay Jay from Brooklyn

Very good friend of mine is teaching poetry and drama to female prisons in Manhattan, somewhere in lower west side as college credit courses right now.
She said they are very energetic students and she enjoys teaching them.

Jul. 31 2007 12:14 PM

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