Category Archives: Community

When the Caregivee Becomes the Caregiver

This post is part of our series in honor of ADA Awareness Month.  While on a national level the focus is disability employment awareness, CKP is focusing on artists. In this raw essay,  Jackie Guttman, a member of the CKP ADA … Continue reading

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ADA Awareness Month: links and resources for artists

Organizations The Disabled & D/deaf Writers Caucus A yearly meeting at the annual AWP Conference & aims to allow for disabled individuals to network and discuss common challenges related to identity, writing, and teaching while professionally leading a literary life.” … Continue reading

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CavanKerry and The Poetry Society of Michigan

This post is part of our series in honor of ADA Awareness Month.  While on a national level the focus is disability employment awareness, CKP is focusing on artists.   Jack Ridl, Honorary Chancellor of the Michigan Poetry Society (MPS) and … Continue reading

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This October: ADA Awareness Month

Welcome to CavanKerry Press’s third annual “October is Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Awareness Month.” Throughout the month we’ll be posting new essays by members of the CKP ADA Advisory Board, re-posting “greatest hits” from previous years, and providing useful … Continue reading

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The best from “Something New (Jersey)”

From our event in April, co-presented with the Hoboken Historical Museum.

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Holly Smith named teacher of the year

Holly Smith, who is the recipient of the 2016 CKP scholarship to the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching because her student was the NJPOL champion, was named teacher of the year in her district. “I am a teacher, and … Continue reading

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Loren Graham and Brent Newsom: 2016 Oklahoma Book Award Finalists

Congrats to Loren Graham (Places I Was Dreaming) and Brent Newsom (Love’s Labors) on being named 2016 Oklahoma Book Award Finalists in poetry! Finalists will be announced at the 27th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards on Saturday, April 9th.

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This summer: workshops with Baron Wormser

Through Open the Doors Workshop, Baron Wormser will be hosting three, five-day workshops this summer. Through this workshop we intend to open doors for each participant that have not been opened before. We invite each participant to start afresh with each … Continue reading

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Going Places #5 by Randy Smit

About Going Places: Welcome to an experiment in documentary writing.  Randy Smit is director of Compassionate Connection, an organization offering pathways of practice to greater empathy and creativity for all people.  This travelogue offers a multidimensional view of his own … Continue reading

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CKP Authors in the Community: Paola Corso interviews Dawn Potter

Since its inception, CavanKerry Press has been committed to community. It’s outreach programs include Giftbooks, Waiting Room  Reader, Bookshare, New Jersey Poetry Out Loud, and The Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching. And in return for CKP authors getting their … Continue reading

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