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July 9, 2020

Mahogany L. Browne to Judge the 2020 Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize

Cave Canem is pleased to announce that Cave Canem fellow Mahogany L. Browne will judge the 2020 Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, an

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June 8, 2020

Message of Hope from Toi Derricotte

Dear Cave Canem Community, Many of us are hurting right now. From where I am in New Orleans, I can hear the outrage of many

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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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April 23, 2020

National Poetry Month: Staff Book Picks

As always, our staff has also been discovering new books and returning to old favorites. Here is a list of what we've been getting into this month, with hopes that this glimpse into our reading practices inspires you to find new reads for the months ahead. 

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