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March 16, 2017


Cave Canem Foundation, in league with members of the Poetry Coalition and other arts organizations across the U.S., is committed to challenging the proposed defunding

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December 30, 2016

Nicole Sealey Appointed Cave Canem Foundation Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Cave Canem Foundation, Inc., North America’s premier home for black poetry, is pleased to announce that Nicole Sealey has been

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April 20, 2017

Aaron Samuels: Poet of the Week

Broken Ghazal in the Voice of My Brother Irrefutable fact / my brother is black jewish Kink hair & a wide nose / that’s gotta

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March 29, 2017

DOGBYTES Interview: Clint Smith

Clint Smith is a writer and doctoral candidate at Harvard University and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and the

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February 24, 2017

DOGBYTES Interview: Tara Betts

Tara Betts is the author of Break the Habit and Arc & Hue. Her chapbooks include the upcoming Never Been Lois Lane; 7 x 7:

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