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2012

June

June 5, 7 pm
Cave Canem at the Word for Word Reading Series

A summer evening reading in the city's famed plein-air venue, showcasing the poetry of Cave Canem fellows Makalani Bandele, Ama Codjoe & Rio Cortez. Free & open to the public.

Bryant Park Reading Room
42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
20 West 44th Street, Room 404
New York, NY

June 18, 7:30 pm
Cave Canem Founders Reading

Cave Canem co-founders Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady read from their work at the annual Cave Canem retreat with special guest Amiri Baraka. Free & open to the public.

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Village Hall
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA

June 19 & 20 7:30 pm
Lightning Round: Cave Canem Fellow Read

With four-minute flashes of brilliance, 54 Cave Canem fellows push the poetry envelope at the Cave Canem retreat. Free & open to the public.

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Village Hall
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA

June 21, 7:30 pm
Cave Canem Poets in Pittsburgh

Cave Canem faculty members and award-winning poets Thomas Sayers Ellis, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes & Angela Jackson share their work in an outdoor reading. Free & open to the public. Co-sponsored with City of Asylum/Pittsburgh.

City of Asylum/Pittsburgh
Tented Venue
1410 Monterey Street
Pittsburgh, PA

June 22, 8pm
Lightning Round: Cave Canem Fellow Read

With four-minute flashes of brilliance, 54 Cave Canem fellows push the poetry envelope at the Cave Canem retreat. Free & open to the public.

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Village Hall
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA