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2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize
Cave Canem is now accepting submissions for the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, an annual first-book award dedicated to the discovery of exceptional manuscripts by African American poets. Patricia Smith will serve as final judge.

The deadline is April 30, 2011, and you can click here to for the full guidelines. 

Kwame Dawes, Voices from Haiti
Since the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12th 2010, Kwame Dawes has traveled to Haiti four times to write about the lives of people since the quake with funding from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting...

2010 Poetry Chapbook Contest Winners
And the winners are....

Looking for Published African American Poets of the Carolinas
Dr. Kwame Dawes is looking for poets interested in possibly being included in an anthology of African American poetry of North and South Carolina.

Susan Myers featured on American Life in Poetry
South Carolina resident and poet Susan Myers has her poem "Mother, Washing Dishes" featuered on http://www.americanlifeinpoetry.org/ this week.

World Reknowned African-American Poet Lucille Clifton passed away
Lucille Clifton, winner of numerous awards and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee passed away this past Saturday in Baltimore. Her work touched the lives of many around the globe, and her voice became as distinct as any. 

New Book of Poems by Ken Autrey
Ken Autrey’s collection of poems, Pilgrimsis scheduled for release in March 2010 and is available for discount advance order now....

More Exciting News about Kwame Dawes
Kwame Dawes's work is receiving even more acclaim...

Kwame Dawes’ Hope: Living and Loving with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica wins an Emmy
Kwame Dawes’ Hope: Living and Loving with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica wins an Emmy

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