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May 18, 2016

Cave Canem Poets Win Awards

Brooklyn, NY  (12 May 2016)—Cave Canem Foundation, North America’s premier home for black poetry, congratulates seven recipients of prestigious national awards: fellows Rio Cortez, LaTasha

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November 26, 2015

Jacqueline Jones LaMon Elected President

JACQUELINE JONES LAMON ELECTED PRESIDENT OF CAVE CANEM FOUNDATION Brooklyn, NY (05 October 2015)—Cave Canem Foundation, North America’s premier home for black poetry, is pleased to

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July 21, 2016

Robin Caudell: Poet of the Week

Robin Caudell's Poets Tour Profile so simple take your father back but couldn’t wouldn’t even for you fell too close to sky last time melting

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July 14, 2016

CM Burroughs

CM Burroughs' Poets Tour Profile DEAR INCUBATOR At six months gestation, I am a fabrication born far too soon.  My body, a stone in a

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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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