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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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February 2, 2017

Kwoya Fagin Maples: Poet of the Week

HEAVEN BOUND “All of my children have died or wandered away.”- Alabama Slave Narratives Here are the milk and songs from my breast. Here is

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January 26, 2017

Cynthia Manick: Poet of the Week

Mind the Gap Little E wants a smile like mine, teeth with a gap so wide a corn husk and tugboat could pull through. Or

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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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