"...the major watering hole and
air pocket for black poetry."
Mark your calendar!
Through March 19, 2015
Color Conversion: Works by William Villalongo on exhibit at Cave Canem.
March 9, 11:59 pm
Deadline to submit to the 2015 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first collection by a black poet of African descent. $1,000 and publication by Graywolf Press. Nikky Finney judges.
March 16, 6:30 pm
It’ll Have You Trippin’: Pacing and Payoff in Stand-up and Verse: A Lecture by Adrian Matejka
March 17, 6 pm
Poets on Craft: Sandra Lim and Frank X Walker
March 19, 6:30 pm
Seeing Home from a Distance: James Baldwin’s Views on Place
March 30, 6:30 pm
Poetry Conversations: A Reading
In the News
Elizabeth Alexander elected to Academy of American Poets’ Board of Chancellors
Terrance Hayes named 2014 MacArthur Fellow
Cave Canem papers acquired by Yale University’s Beinecke Library
Furious Flower honors Derricotte, Harper, Komunyakaa & Nelson
Rickey Laurentiis receives 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for Boy with Thorn