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June 2017

Cave Canem Fellows Read

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Village Hall, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg,
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, 15601 United States
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Join the excitement! Hear a group of this year’s fellows read their work in rapid-fire, 4-minute intervals. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.        

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Cave Canem Faculty Read at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh

June 15 @ 7:30 am - 9:45 pm
Alphabet City,
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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jackson lewis madhubuti

Enjoy an evening of poetry with acclaimed poets and 2017 faculty Major Jackson, Robin Coste Lewis and Haki Madhubuti at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh. Jackson is the author of four collections, most recently, Roll Deep; Lewis is the author of Voyage of the Sable Venus, winner of the 2015 National Book Award in poetry; Madhubuti is the author of more than 25 books of poetry and prose, most recently, the memoir YellowBlack. Free and open to the public.

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July 2017

Legacy Conversations: Chris Abani & Kelly Norman Ellis

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poetry Foundation,
61 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Join us for an evening of conversation between literary lights Chris Abani and Kelly Norman Ellis. Abani is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Sanctificum, a nominee for the Griffin Poetry Prize; six novels, including Graceland, winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Prize; and is a member of the editorial board for the African Poetry Book Fund. Ellis, a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, is the author of Tougaloo Blues (Third World Press, 2003) and Offerings of Desire…

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