"...the major watering hole and
air pocket for black poetry."
Mark your calendar!
Two by Martín Espada:
February 5, 6 pm: Celebrate the launch of Vivas to Those Who Have Failed, hailed by Richard Blanco as a “tenderly elegiac, yet fierce collection.”
February 6, 6 pm: Attend a lecture: I’ve Known Rivers: Speaking of the Unspoken Places in Poetry
New Works Reading
February 19, 6 pm: Tonya M. Foster, Nate Marshall & Phillip B. Williams
Cave Canem Poetry Prize
March 15: Enter the 2016 competition, judged by Kwame Dawes.
March 30 in Los Angeles: Reserve your ticket today for an evening of exceptional poetry at art space/restaurant Elysian, Frog Town’s “little slice of heaven nestled between the 5 and the Los Angeles River.”
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Donika Ross wins 2015 Cave Canem Poetry Prize
Gregory Pardlo wins 2015 Pulitzer for Digest