Poet Nikky Finney at Guilford College

 September 28th @ 7:30 pm in  Carnegie Room (Hege Library, Guilford College) FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!

Nikky Finney  is the author of four collections of poetry, On Wings Made of Gauze, Rice, recipient of a PEN America Open Book Award, and The World is Round, recipient of the 2004 Benjamin Franklin Award for Poetry, and her most recent work, Head Off & Split published by Northwestern University Press in 2011.  She has been awarded the Kentucky Foundation for Women “Artists Fellowship Award” and The Governor’s Award in the Arts. ” She has taught at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, and is a former faculty member at Cave Canem, a writing home for African-American poets. In 2006 she edited The Ringing Ear, an anthology of African American poets writing and reflecting on that historical American geography known as “the South.” She is presently professor of Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky. For more info contact the Greenleaf Review at litmag@guilford.edu

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