"...the major watering hole and

air pocket for black poetry."

                                                                                             -Nikky Finney







Rent Party captains & volunteers raised $14,487, February 1 - March 31, to help keep Cave Canem in the house.

It's never too late to donate. With a contribution of $120 or more, you’ll receive a copy of Dexter Booth’s Cave Canem Poetry Prize-winning Scratching the Ghost. Your gift in any amount will make a difference & be gratefully received.


Coming Up! April

April 24, 11:30 am
Fordham University’s Reid Writers of Color Reading Series
New York, NY

April 29, 6:30 pm
New Works Reading
New York, NY