Saturn (2002), which won the Cave Canem
Poetry Prize and was a finalist
Bingham-Risher, a native of Phoenix, is a Cave Canem
fellow and Affrilachian Poet.
In 1996, Eady and poet Toi Derricote (https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/toi-derricotte) founded Cave Canem
, a nonprofit organization serving black poets and acting as a safe space for intellectual engagement and critical debate.
Colony, Cave Canem
, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Page 73, and
She has been affiliated with the Poetry Center at Smith College; Cave Canem
, a nonprofit that trains aspiring poets; and Yale University, where she was on the faculty for 15 years and helped rebuild the African-American Studies department.
From a childhood in Fairfield, California - which is between San Francisco and Sacramento - to winning the Cave Canem
poetry prize for 2003's The Body's Question and on to being awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her most recent collection, Life on Mars, Smith has shown a singular focus and dedication to her craft.
5.What does the Latin phrase "Cave canem
" translate to in English?
She was a first year, 1996, participant of Cave Canem
, a writing retreat for Black poets.
Alleyne is a Cave Canem
graduate, and is originally from Trinidad and
Smith is the author of the memoir Ordinary Light and three books of poetry: Life on Mars, which received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize; Duende, recipient of the 2006 James Laughlin Award; and The Body's Question, which won the 2002 Cave Canem
RG: Ars Poetica is my attempt to create a comprehensive visual archive of the Cave Canem
Editors Dewey (Saint Louis University-Madrid Campus) and Rifkin (Georgetown University) gather US contributors in English, literature, and poetics to explore the ways in which friendships conducted inside poetic communities, such as Flarf and the African American writers' retreat called Cave Canem
, both reflect and seek alternatives to the factors that constrain the gendering of poetic voice, authority, and social positioning.