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December 30, 2016

Nicole Sealey Appointed Cave Canem Foundation Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Cave Canem Foundation, Inc., North America’s premier home for black poetry, is pleased to announce that Nicole Sealey has been

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December 6, 2016

Poetry Organizations from Across the U.S. Join Together to Form Historic Coalition & Launch March 2017 Programs on Migration

December 6, 2016—Twenty nonprofit poetry organizations from across the United States have formed a historic coalition dedicated to working together to promote the value poets

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January 19, 2017

Jacqueline Johnson: Poet of the Week

African Angel Goddess No ethereal illuminations for her. She was always earthbound, attracted to nightlife, music, places where folks were dancing so hard, bodies rained

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January 11, 2017

Amanda Johnston: Poet of the Week

BOWING IN THE CHURCH OF BEAUTY Hymns are swinging low from a cassette boom-box pulsing between dusty bottles of curl activator and ancient blow out

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November 16, 2016

DOGBYTES Interview: Kyle Dargan

Kyle Dargan is the author of four collections of poetry, Honest Engine (2015), Logorrhea Dementia (2010), Bouquet of Hungers (2007) and The Listening (2003), all published

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