This annual Cave Canem poetry reading at the Pratt features three dynamic young voices: Samiya Bashir, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, and Ronaldo V. Wilson.
Samiya Bashir is the author of Gospel and Where the Apple Falls, a Poetry Foundation bestseller and finalist for the 2005 Lambda Literary Award. Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon was the 2001 Cave Canem Prize winner; her new collection is Open Interval, a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award in Poetry. Ronaldo Wilson received the 2007 Cave Canem Prize for Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man.
Recorded On: Sunday, December 06, 2009