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Event:
  Center for African American Poetry and Poetics :: Because Blackness Like Poetry Means Many Things  
 
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  Description:   Co-presented with the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics Four fellows from Cave Canem—one of the most influential poetry organizations in the world—offer an evening of new poetry and conversation. The program features reading from Samiya Bashir, Eisa Davis, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and avery r. young, while highlighting the work of this venerable institution. Founded in 1996 by poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady to “remedy the under-representation and isolation of African American poets in the literary landscape,”Cave Canem won the at the National Book Awards’ Literarian for Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community in 2016.  
 
Venue:
  Kelly-Strayhorn Community Performing Arts Center - Click for full venue details  
 
Area of Pittsburgh:
  East Liberty  
 
Dates:
  From: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 6:30pm
To: Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9:00pm
 
 
Details:
  Category: Poetry
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Ticket Info: Pay what makes you happy , on sale from Saturday, June 16, 2018
Attire: Casual
 
 
Contact Details:
  Contact Name: Michaelina McGee
Telephone: 412-363-3000
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EMail: info@kelly-strayhorn.org
Web Site: https://kelly-strayhorn.org/events/center-for-african-american-poetry-and-poetics-because-blackness-like-poetry-means-many-things/
 
 
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