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August 1, 2018

Announcing the Winner of the 2018 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Cave Canem congratulates Malcolm Tariq, whose manuscript Heed the Hollow has been selected by prize judge Chris Abani as winner of the 2018 Cave Canem Poetry Prize.

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August 1, 2018

Apply to Cave Canem’s Fall 2018 Workshops

Applications are now open for Cave Canem’s fall 2018 workshops! Since 1999, these free and low-cost community-based workshops for Black writers and writers of color

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August 13, 2018

Poet of the Week: Nicole Sealey

A Violence You hear the high-pitched yowls of strays fighting for scraps tossed from a kitchen window. They sound like children you might have had.

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April 9, 2018

DOGBYTES interview: Layla Benitez-James

Layla Benitez-James is an artist and translator living in Alicante, Spain. Her chapbook, God Suspected My Heart Was a Geode But He Had to Make

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March 28, 2018

DOGBYTES interview: Aaron Coleman

A Cave Canem Fellow and Fulbright Scholar from Metro-Detroit, Aaron Coleman is the winner of the Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Contest, The Cincinnati Review Schiff Award,

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