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September 28, 2016

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

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

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September 14, 2016

Cave Canem Seeks Grants Manager

Cave Canem Foundation seeks a Grants Manager to maintain a portfolio of current corporate, foundation, and government funding, and to research, identify and procure new sources of

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September 23, 2016

Safia Elhillo: Poet of the Week

the lovers khartoum in the eighties my mother with ribbons in her hair dress fanning about her nutmeg calves my father who i hear was

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July 5, 2016

Tina Chang & Tracy K. Smith's conversation on poetry and friendship

In their talk at Cave Canem on May 19, “The Spirit That Is Charged: A Conversation about Poetry and Friendship,” Tina Chang and Tracy K.

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June 21, 2016

DOGBYTES Interview: Tyehimba Jess

Detroit native Tyehimba Jess’ first book of poetry, leadbelly, was a winner of the 2004 National Poetry Series. Library Journal and Black Issues Book Review both

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