Cave Canem Poetry Reading
Cave Canem is a home for the many voices of African American poetry and is committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets.
R. Dwayne Betts is the author of "A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival, and Coming of Age in Prison." His collection of poems, "Shahid Reads His Own Palm," is forthcoming in 2010. Raina Leon’s first collection of poetry, "Canticle of Idols," was a finalist for the Cave Canem First Book Poetry Prize. January Gill O’Neil is the author of "Underlife," a collection of poems.
This event is co-sponsored by Cave Canem, and was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues
Listen to the podcast of this event.