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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

Page Turner: Reginald Dwayne Betts at The New Yorker July 5, 2016: The New Yorker’s Elisa Gonzalez profiles poet Reginald Dwayne Betts for the magazine’s “Page Turner” column: “As we talked, outlasting the other diners, he bounced from [...] by

Reginald Dwayne Betts Is Turning Lives Around With This Feature at PBS NewsHour January 15, 2016: At PBS NewsHour, poet, law student, and prison reform activist Reginald Dwayne Betts talks about his journey–how reading, and poetry in particular, affected his time in prison (and his goals [...] by

Fresh Air Visits Reginald Dwayne Betts December 10, 2015: On Fresh Air this week, Terri Gross speaks with poet, memoirist, recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Reginald Dwayne Betts. Betts’s new collection of poems is [...] by

Reginald Dwayne Betts’s New Collection Reviewed in The New York Times October 14, 2015: Michiko Kakutani reviews poet (and Yale Law student!) Reginald Dwayne Betts’s new book, Bastards of the Reagan Era (Four Way Books 2015), at The New York Times. Betts, who has written much about [...] by

What’s Howard University without E. Ethelbert Miller and the African American Resource Center? May 7, 2015: At the Washington Post Courtland Milloy is in support of E. Ethelbert Miller, who was unexpectedly let-go from his job as director of Howard University’s African American Resource Center [...] by

In Which Poets Just Say Don’t!! March 1, 2013: A hundred years ago this month, Poetry magazine published Ezra Pound’s “A Few Don’ts by an Imagiste,” which proved to be a poetry game-changer by taking poets to task for [...] by

Reginald Dwayne Betts interviewed June 4, 2012: Ru Freeman talks to Reginald Dwayne Betts about poetry, juvenile incarceration, Cave Canem, witness, and much much more. Here’s a taste: Q. You changed your name to Shahid while you were in [...] by