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.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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