Friday, June 12, 2009

Color Online Quiz: Literature & Women's Studies

Quiz #43
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What is Cave Canem and when was it established? Name three Cave Canem Fellows and their respective published works.

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Anonymous said...

Cave Canem is committed to the discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry. It began as an all-volunteer effort in 1996. Now it has become a non-profit org. with regional workships, a prize, annual anthologies, readings and events. Fellows include:

1. Alberdeston-Coralin, Jane
The Waters of My Thirst

2. Bashir, Samiya A.
Where the Apple Falls
Washington DC: RedBone Press, 2005

3. Frazier, DuEwa M.
Shedding Light from My Journeys, New York NY: Lit Noire Publishing

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Sandra said...

Cave Canem is a writer's center with a focus on African American poets and writers, "Committed to the Discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry."

Fellows of Cave Canem include Gloria Burgess, (The Open Door and Journey of the Rose); Krista Franklin (Lunar Eclipse), and Patricia A. Johnson (Color My Days Blue and Spirit Rising).

sfuhringer(AT) synpatico(dot) ca

Sandra said...

lol I guess someone else posted the answer while I was typing mine-I am slow. Good job rhapsody.

Color Online said...


Congratulations, Rhapsody.

Thank you, Sandra.

Cave Canem was founded by Cornelius Eady. His collection collection, Brutal Imagination was a finalist for the 2001 National Book Award in Poetry and Toi Derricote, native Detroiter, poet and professor.

Color Online said...

Sandra, has your book arrived?

Sandra said...

Yes M'am, it has. Thank you.