Cave Canem Awarded the 2016 Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

We’re pleased to announce that Cave Canem has been awarded the National Book Foundation’s 2016 Literarian Award, a $10,000 prize for outstanding service to the American literary community. The award will be presented to the organization at this year’s National Book Awards ceremony on November 16, 2016. Read the full citation on the National Book Foundation’s website, and news of the award, with quotations from Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, and Elizabeth Alexander at The Washington Post.