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Cave Canem Symposium

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090424

As a conclusion to National Poetry Month we bring you a show featuring Cave Canem founders Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady who talk about their goal of providing a safe space for African-American poets.  Recorded at the University of Georgia's Cave Canem symposium in 2008, they are joined on stage for a conversation and poetry by Opal Moore, Kyle Dargan, and Nikki Finney, the editor of The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South.

| Subject Matter: African-American Poets, Poetry Prizes, Up-and-Coming Poets | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Poetry |

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