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Cave Canem Benefit and Fellows Reading

  • Elysian 2806 Clearwater Street Los Angeles, CA, 90039 United States (map)

Celebrate Cave Canem's 20th anniversary (1996-2016) at our Off-Site Fellows Reading, a staple of the AWP experience. 20 talented Cave Canem fellows will read original work rapid-fire style at 4-minute intervals. L.A. resident and Cave Canem Poetry Prize-winner F. Douglas Brown hosts. 

Arrive early for a special VIP reception hosted by Claudia Rankine and Robin Coste Lewis: socialize with your hosts, the AWP writing community, distinguished poets and supporters. Event seating is limited to 130.

6:30 - 7:30 pm: VIP Reception & Reserved Seating, $100
Hosted by Claudia Rankine and Robin Coste Lewis

7:30 - 9:30 pm: Fellows Reading, General Admission, $10


Cam Awkward-Rich
Gustavo Adolfo Aybar
Destiny Birdsong
Jericho Brown
Mahogany L. Browne
Ama Codjoe
Geffrey Davis
t’ai freedom ford
Aricka Foreman
Jonterri Gadson
Shayla Hawkins
Juliet P. Howard
Jacqueline Johnson
Ruth Ellen Kocher
Khadijah Queen
Casey Rocheteau
Aaron Samuels
Charif Shanahan
Anastacia Renee Tolbert
Imani Tolliver

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Later Event: March 31
From the Drudges #AWP16