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October 26, 2018

Cave Canem's Anti-Oppression Series

Last fall Cave Canem hosted its first ever anti-racism workshop facilitated by poet, social justice advocate and fellow Ama Codjoe. As part of our Lecture

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October 1, 2018

Cave Canem and the Brooklyn Museum Present Soul of a Nation Reading Series

Since 2016, Cave Canem and the Brooklyn Museum have partnered to produce readings that bring together lovers of poetry and visual arts alike. Offered as

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Upcoming Events

  1. Procedures, Discomforts and Retellings: A Reading

    November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading: Julian Randall

    November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Cave Canem at the Brooklyn Museum

    December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


November 12, 2018

Poet of the Week: Samiya Bashir

Blackbody Curve Stairs: a rushed flight down thirty-eight; French doors unlocked always. Always: a lie; an argument. Argument: two buck hunters circle a meadow’s edge.

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November 5, 2018

DOGBYTES Interview: Dustin Pearson

Dustin Pearson is the author of Millennial Roost (Eyewear Publishing, 2018), and a McKnight Doctoral Fellow in Creative Writing at Florida State University. The recipient

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October 3, 2018

DOGBYTES Interview: Safiya Sinclair

Safiya Sinclair is a poet and librettist born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She is the author of Cannibal (University of Nebraska Press, 2016),

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