Center for African American Poetry and Poetics :: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things | Kelly-Strayhorn Theater | Literary | Pittsburgh City Paper
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Center for African American Poetry and Poetics :: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things 

When: Sat., June 16, 6:30 p.m. 2018
Phone: 412-363-3000
Email: info@kelly-strayhorn.org
Price: Pay what makes you happy
kelly-strayhorn.org/events/center-for-african-american-poetry-and-poetics-because-blackness-like-poetry-means-many-things
Co-presented with the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics Four fellows from Cave Canem—one of the most influential poetry organizations in the world—offer an evening of new poetry and conversation. The program features reading from Samiya Bashir, Eisa Davis, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and avery r. young, while highlighting the work of this venerable institution. Founded in 1996 by poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady to “remedy the under-representation and isolation of African American poets in the literary landscape,”Cave Canem won the at the National Book Awards’ Literarian for Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community in 2016.
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