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The Watering Hole is a Non Profit Organization originally created by fellows of the Cave Canem South Workshops. These three-day workshops were hosted by Dr. Kwame Dawes, editor of Prairie Schooner. The sessions were led by Nikky Finney, a National Book Award winner; Patricia Smith, who was inducted into the International Literary Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent, and Frank X Walker, co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets. TWH unapologetically invests in pursuing the craft of poetry,