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October 1, 2018

Cave Canem and the Brooklyn Museum Present Soul of a Nation Reading Series

Since 2016, Cave Canem and the Brooklyn Museum have partnered to produce readings that bring together lovers of poetry and visual arts alike. Offered as

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September 4, 2018

A Look into Cave Canem’s Poets Tour Program

Cave Canem’s Poets Tour provides opportunities for Cave Canem fellows to share their work with diverse audiences and help sustain the nation’s premier home for

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Upcoming Events

  1. Boarding the Voyage: A Lecture by Robin Coste Lewis

    October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. The Race Within Erasure: A Master Class with Robin Coste Lewis

    October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Cave Canem at the Brooklyn Museum

    November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Time Keeping and Time Travel: A Reading

    November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


October 15, 2018

Poet of the Week: Lorelei Williams

Maroon Woman Run child past knives whips chains rape. Sold South. Don’t know your real name. Nor birth date. Sound of shame form in your mouth when

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October 3, 2018

DOGBYTES Interview: Safiya Sinclair

Safiya Sinclair is a poet and librettist born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She is the author of Cannibal (University of Nebraska Press, 2016),

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September 19, 2018

Dogbytes Interview: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is the author of Personal Science (Tupelo Press, 2017); a slice from the cake made of air (Red Hen Press, 2016); and But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise (Red

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