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April 29, 2019

Cave Canem at AWP Portland

This past March, Cave Canem joined hundreds of literary institutions and thousands of writers for the AWP conference in Portland, Oregon. Cave Canem's first stop on

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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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May 20, 2019

Poet of the Week: Gary Allen Jackson

Goliath We prop the body up but it blocks the sky. If we lay it down, we’d have to uproot too many trees, and we

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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 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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