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Cave Canem Presents: Kwame Dawes, Roger Reeves, and Kamilah Aisha Moon

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Lang Cafe, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street New York, NY 10011

Kwame Dawes is the author of sixteen books of poetry, most recently, Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2013), as well as numerous books of fiction, nonfiction, criticism and drama. He is the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, and a Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. His awards include the Forward Prize for Poetry, The Hollis Summers Prize for Poetry, a Pushcart Prize, the Poets and Writers Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award (2011), and a Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry. Dawes currently teaches in the Pacific MFA Writing program.

Roger Reeves is the author of King Me (Copper Canyon Press, 2013),. His awards include the 2008 Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, a Bread Loaf Work-Study Scholarship, a Cave Canem fellowship and an Alberta H. Walker Scholarship to the Provincetown Fine Arts Center. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in PoetryAmerican Poetry ReviewBoston ReviewGulf Coast, and Tin House, among others.

Kamilah Aisha Moon is the author of She Has A Name (Four Way Books, 2013). She is a recipient of fellowships to the Cave Canem Foundation, the Prague Summer Writing Institute, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Vermont Studio Center. Moon's work has been featured or is forthcoming in several journals and anthologies, including Harvard ReviewjubilatSou’westerOxford AmericanLuminaCallaloo, and Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry. 

Sponsored by the Cave Canem Foundation and the  School of Writing.

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