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NYU Lillian Vernon House

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58 W 10th Street
New York, NY 10003 United States

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November 2017
Free

Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize Reading: Laura Swearingen-Steadwell

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
November 3 New Works

Hear 2016 Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize winner Laura Swearingen-Steadwell read from her second book of poems, All Blue So Late, which Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess calls "a haunting coming of age; a slow and writhing eruption of womanhood through layers of heat, siren and loss.” Reginald Flood, honorable mention for I Hear Em Say War Is Still Going On In the World, as well as contest judge and Cave Canem president Jacqueline Jones LaMon, begin the evening with introductory readings. Free and open to the public. Refreshments…

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December 2017
Free

Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading: Natalie Graham

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
December 7 New Works

Hear 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Natalie Graham read from her debut collection, Begin With a Failed Body (University of Georgia Press, 2017), in which final judge Kwame Dawes sees "a poet acutely sensitive to the ways of the body, its betrayals, its pleasures, and its unknowable selves." Nandi Comer, honorable mention for Tapping Out and Cave Canem co-founder Cornelius Eady kick off the evening with introductory readings. Free and open to the public. Refreshments to follow. A native of Gainesville, Florida, Natalie Graham earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the…

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