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Cave Canem presents Major Jackson & Evie Shockley

Presented by City of Asylum @ Alphabet City at Online/Virtual Space

Jul 08 2020
Cave Canem presents Major Jackson & Evie Shockley

Even though the 2020 Cave Canem retreat was postponed, we’re honored to continue the tradition of a live Cave Canem reading—this year, virtually. Featuring poets Major Jackson and Evie Shockley, faculty from the 2020 Cave Canem retreat.

Poets will read live from their homes.
Streamed on The Show Must Go On(line) Pittsburgh channel. (run-time 45 minutes)

Every June since 2010, City of Asylum has presented the poets of Cave Canem, a program to cap off Cave Canem’s annual retreat. The poets and their readings are unique in their appeal to both devoted and casual poetry audiences. These are rousing performances that speak to issues of the day with emotion, with beauty, and with calls to action. Poets have included future

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