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September 11, 2020

Announcing our fall 2020 season!

Cave Canem is pleased to announce our fall 2020 season! We are delighted to kick off the fall with Douglas Kearney, who will present “I

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September 8, 2020

Aurielle Marie Wins 2020 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

Douglas Kearney has selected Aurielle Marie as the winner of the 2020 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her manuscript Gumbo Ya Ya. Kearney notes: "Some

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July 27, 2020

5 Debut Queer Poets on What to Read for the Sealey Challenge

                Poet Nicole Sealey, former executive director of Cave Canem, began the Sealey Challenge as a way to seriously commit to reading poetry

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July 6, 2020

Dear Editor——: An Open Letter from Douglas Kearney

Scant days after Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd on May 25, 2020, I received an email from an editor of an online magazine. The email

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June 11, 2020

"Books I read at 3 a.m.: Pablo Neruda and Metta Sáma" by Jaqueline Johnson

We are living in a time of profound change which has affected our day-to-day lives and the ways of working, creating, governing and teaching. Many

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