"...the major watering hole and

air pocket for black poetry."

                                                                                             -Nikky Finney








Cave Canem Remembers

Galway Kinnell

Mark your calendar! December

January 9, 2015: Deadline for returning fellows to register for the 2015 retreat. For guidelines, e-mail nsealey@ccpoets.org.

January 16, 2015: Deadline  to apply to New York City Spring Workshops.

January 16, 2015: 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