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January 13, 2020

Announcing the Winner of the 2019 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize

Cave Canem congratulates Marissa Davis, whose manuscript, My Name & Other Languages I Am Learning How to Speak, has been selected by prize judge Danez Smith as

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January 12, 2020

Submit to the 2020 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

The 2020 Cave Canem Poetry Prize is now open for submission! Launched in 1999 with Rita Dove’s selection of Natasha Trethewey’s Domestic Work, this first-book award is dedicated

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January 2, 2020

Poet of the Week: Samantha Thornhill

Bring Back Bring back the brown faces missing from milk cartons. Bring back our lost, our girls from Accra, Laventille, Gugulethu & the Bronx; dredge

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April 17, 2019

DOGBYTES Interview: Kwoya Fagin Maples

Kwoya Fagin Maples’ debut poetry collection, MEND, (University Press of Kentucky, 2018) was finalist for the AWP Prize and received a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers

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March 19, 2019

DOGBYTES Interview: Christopher Rose

Christopher Rose is originally from Seattle, Washington. His poems have appeared in Crabfat, Chelsea Station, Fjords Review, The Pariahs Anthology, Yellow Chair Review, TAYO Literary

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