Fellows : c

James Cagney

Cave Canem fellow James Cagney is a  writer, poet and performer from Oakland, Ca.   He’s appeared as a featured artist at venues such as the San Francisco Public Library, The…

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Callahan , Monique-Adelle

Monique-Adelle Callahan

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Christian Campbell

Christian Campbell is a writer of Bahamian and Trinidadian heritage.  He studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and received a PhD at Duke.  His poetry and essays have been…

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Campbell , Erica

Erica Campbell

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Carter-Jones , Sheila

Sheila Carter-Jones

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Robin Caudell

Robin Caudell is an AP award-winning journalist and videographer. She has been a staff writer at the Press-Republican since 1990. Born and raised on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, she holds a B.S. in…

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Celestain , Chelsea

Chelsea Celestain

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Nikia Chaney

Nikia Chaney is a poet from the Inland Empire of California. She is author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, Dancing Girl Press).  She is founding editor…

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Cortney Lamar Charleston

Cortney Lamar Charleston is originally from South Holland, IL, a suburb of Chicago, and currently resides in Jersey City, NJ. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania,…

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Adrienne E Christian

Adrienne Christian earned her BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, and her MFA in Creative Writing from Pacific University. She is the author of the poetry…

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Jeremy Clark

Jeremy Clark is from Louisville, Ky, where he completed his undergraduate work in Pan-African Studies at the University of Louisville in 2014. A participant in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop,…

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Coakley , Billy

Billy Coakley

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Coates , Carleasa

Carleasa Coates

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Ama Codjoe

Ama Codjoe is the author of Blood of the Air, winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize, and Bluest Nude (Milkweed Editions, 2022). She is the recipient of honors…

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Coleman , Taiyon

Taiyon J Coleman

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Aaron Coleman

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Kristiana Rae Colón

Kristiana Rae Colón is a poet, playwright, actor, educator, and co-director of the #LetUsBreathe Collective.  Her play but i cd only whisper had its American premiere at The Flea in New York.…

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Nandi Njeri-Ayinde Comer

Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Nandi Comer currently serves as poetry editor for the Indiana Review. She is also pursuing an MFA in Poetry and an MA in African…

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Conley , Tameka

Tameka Cage Conley

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Conner , Lauri

Lauri Conner

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Cook-Suravallop , April

April Cook-Suravallop

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Rio Cortez

Rio Cortez is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, where she was the recipient of the Lucy Grealy Prize in Poetry. She is a Cave Canem fellow & MFA candidate…

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Cox , Matilda

Matilda Cox

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Anya Creightney

Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE Anya Creightney is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico with roots in Kingston and Copenhagen. She attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, followed…

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Curtis L. Crisler

Curtis L. Crisler was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. He received a BA in English, with a minor in Theatre, from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), and he…

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Teri Cross Davis

Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of Haint, (Gival Press, 2016) winner of the 2017 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. She has attended the Soul Mountain Writer’s Retreat, the Virginia…

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Vida Cross

A blues poet and a 2018 Pushcart nominee, Vida Cross’ book of poetry, Bronzeville at Night:1949, debuted in 2017. She is a Cave Canem Fellow who holds an MFA in…

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