"...the major watering hole and

air pocket for black poetry."

                                                                                             -Nikky Finney








Cave Canem Remembers

Galway Kinnell

Mark your calendar! December

December 3, 6:30 pm Into the Chaos: A Workshop Reading

December 4, 7 pm F. Douglas Brown: Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading

December 7, 2 pm Baltimore Afternoon of Poetry with Tim Seibles and Cave Canem Fellows

December 11, 6-9 pm Color Conversion: Works by William Villalongo Opening Reception

In the News

Terrance Hayes named 2014 MacArthur Fellow

Cave Canem papers acquired by Yale University’s Beinecke Library

Furious Flower honors Derricotte, Harper, Komunyakaa & Nelson

Rickey Laurentiis receives 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for Boy with Thorn