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Cave Canem is the nation's home for Black poetry, founded in 1996 by Derricotte and Eady, beloved, award-winning, nationally distinguished poets. It supports emerging African American poets through a summer retreat, regional workshops, a first-book prize, annual anthologies, and events and readings across the country. Betts is a Cave Canem fellow.
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Proceeds from Mardi Gras help bridge the digital divide, nurture entrepreneurial innovation and economic recovery across New Haven, and revitalize our community. Thank you for supporting a vibrant public library system!