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Cave Canem at Twenty: Reflections From ’96 November 30, 2016: Recently, I called upon the mild mannered, ferociously enthusiastic cofounder of Cave Canem, Cornelius Eady. I was curious about his perspective on the last two decades of CC. He shared stories with [...] by

Cave Canem’s Twentieth Anniversary November 4, 2016: This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Cave Canem, the organization that calls itself “a home for black poetry,” the organization that, I would argue, has changed the face of [...] by

PoetryNow Returns With Season Two June 28, 2016: Yesterday the Poetry Foundation and the WFMT Radio Network released Tyehimba Jess’s “Sissiereta Jones,” the first episode of the second season of PoetryNow. We’re building off [...] by

Obliteration Excavations 3: To Not Make It January 30, 2015: Sometimes, when the dark sky is very clear, I look up at the Big Dipper, and search for the North Star, though I never really know how to read the constellation—this search is somehow habitual, a [...] by

Yale’s Beinecke Library Acquires Cornelius Eady Papers and Cave Canem Foundation Records September 10, 2014: What great news for Yale, Cornelius Eady, Cave Canem, and all the rest of us! Yesterday the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library announced they acquired the literary archive for poet, [...] by

on the small press, part four: ‘more for others’ April 28, 2014: The fourth in a series of posts featuring editors and publishers discussing their projects. Today: Sammy Greenspan and Karen Randall. Sammy Greenspan I started the press for myself, lusting for some [...] by

On Knowing: Quasi-intelligibility, or Good-bye National Poetry Month! May 3, 2013: In On Photography, Susan Sontag discusses Walter Benjamin’s ideal work of literary criticism. According to Sontag, for Benjamin, the ideal work of literary of criticism would be made up of nothing [...] by