Cave Canem SymposiumPoetry
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.
Arab-American writer Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis and is now a long-time resident of Texas with her husband, photographer Michael Nye. She discusses how her late father h...
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