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August 25, 2016

We’re hiring: Apply for a working fellowship!

Cave Canem seeks two working fellows for the Workshop Coordinator Fellowship and Amazon Literary Partnership Fellowship. Learn more on our Employment page.

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August 3, 2016

And the Winners Are . . . Cave Canem Poetry Prize & Cave Canem Northwestern U. Press Poetry Prize

Cave Canem is pleased to announce that Kwame Dawes has selected Natalie J. Graham’s manuscript, Begin with a Failed Body, for the 2016 Cave Canem

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August 25, 2016

Geffrey Davis: Poet of the Week

King County Metro In Seattle, in 1982, my mother beholds this man boarding the bus, the one she’s already turning into my father. His style

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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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