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April 4, 2019

Letter from the Executive Director

Dear Cave Canem Family & Friends, As we look toward the 25th anniversary, it is remarkable to think that Cave Canem was once just an

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April 3, 2019

Party for the People: A Recap

On Thursday March 14, Amarachi—a Black-owned, Brooklyn-based restaurant—hosted Party for the People, a poetry pop-up dance party co-presented by Cave Canem and Lambda Literary, founding members

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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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April 15, 2019

Poet of the Week: Carmen Gillespie

the blue black wet of wood Today’s rain is blue, a blue of skeletons and the underside of ashes. My footsteps pool in azure and

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April 3, 2019

Party for the People: A Recap

On Thursday March 14, Amarachi—a Black-owned, Brooklyn-based restaurant—hosted Party for the People, a poetry pop-up dance party co-presented by Cave Canem and Lambda Literary, founding members

Read more