"...the major watering hole and

air pocket for black poetry."

                                                                                             -Nikky Finney








Cave Canem Remembers

Galway Kinnell

Mark your calendar! November

November 6, 6:30 pm New Works Reading: Dawn Lundy Martin, Geffrey Davis & Arisa White

November 10, 6:30 pm  New Works Reading: Willie Perdomo & Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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