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Nikky Finney (#843)

A child of activists, Nikky Finney came of age during the civil rights and Black Arts movements. Finney has authored four books of poetry: Head Off & Split (2011); The World Is Round (2003); Rice (1995); and On Wings Made of Gauze (1985). The John H. Bennett Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature at the University of South Carolina, Finney also authored Heartwood (1997), edited The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007), and co-founded the Affrilachian Poets.

Learn more: nikkyfinney.net

Air Dates

Friday, August 9, 2013 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET