"...the major watering hole and
air pocket for black poetry."
Mark your calendar!
June 17, 10:15 am
Join us in celebrating the dedication, artistry, courage and inspirational leadership of Toi Derricotte, Cave Canem’s extraordinary co-founder.
Application Deadline - Vermont Studio Center Retreat
June 15, 7:30 pm
Poets on Craft with Chris Abani & Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon
June 16 & 17, 7:30 pm / June 19, 8 pm
Lightning Rounds: Cave Canem Fellows Read
June 18, 7:30 pm
Cave Canem Faculty Read at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh
In the News
Cave Canem Anthology XIII: 2010-2011, with cover image by William Villalongo, now available from Aquarius Press/Willow Books.
Gregory Pardlo wins 2015 Pulitzer for Digest
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