Read More About Poet Cornelius Eady

The Poetry Center's reading attracted a crowd. Follow the libraries' links: info & texts.

Poet Cornelius Eady


Cornelius Eady is the author of seven books of poetry and two libretti, and is currently Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the City College of New York. Together with poet Toi Derricotte, he founded Cave Canem, a non-profit organization which sponsors workshops for African American poets.

Stoddard Hall auditorium was packed for the February 19th event. For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News & Events."

Find Eady's Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Eady, Cornelius in the Five College Library catalog.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Brutal Imagination by Cornelius EadyCave Canem

Find Biographical Information & Selected Poems Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center
The Academy of American Poets
Brutal Imagination: Poems
Cave Canem: A Home for Black Poetry

Search for Periodicals

Links from the libraries' Articles and English subject pages, under Research@Smith, can lead to poetry published in periodicals. Some full text content is available in both of these online databases, including published poems and criticism. [Note: access is limited to the Smith College community.]

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
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Literature Online (8th century+)
ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), plus full text content and web resources.
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Reference Section, Neilson Library,
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