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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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February 2018

New Works: Kamilah Aisha Moon, Marcus Wicker and Yolanda Wisher

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hear three brilliant Cave Canem fellows read work from their new and debut collections. Kamilah Aisha Moon is the author of Starshine & Clay (Four Way Books, 2017), of which Grace Cavalieri states, “This heroic writing is in the spirit of Nina Simone’s Mississippi Goddamn!” Pushcart Prize winner Marcus Wicker’s second collection, Silencer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017), has been praised by Adrian Matejka as “masterful and hard-hitting...exactly the book we need.”  The 2016-17 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, Yolanda Wisher’s debut,…

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April 2018

New Works: Safia Elhillo, Adrian Matejka and Ife-Chudeni Oputa

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Come celebrate the recent publications of new work by three extraordinary Cave Canem poets. Pushcart Prize nominee, Safia Elhillo's debut collection The January Children (University of Nebraska Press, 2017), is described by Kwame Dawes as “a rich and complex body of work.” Newly appointed Indiana state poet laureate, Adrian Matejka is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Map to the Stars (Penguin House, 2017), which Nikky Finney praises as “rich and ekphrastic.” Ife-Chudeni Oputa, feted as “an extraordinary new voice in the world of words…

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