Poet Nikky Finney


    Hour 2

    [REBROADCAST] National Book Award-winning poet NIKKY FINNEY says if you have a good sense of yourself, you’ll have a good sense of your work. She should know – she’s been teaching writing for over 25 years. Finney joined us to discuss and read some of her poetry featured in her book, Head Off & Split, which won the 2011 National Book Award for Poetry. Finney is a professor of creative writing at the University of Kentucky and author of several books of poetry, including The World is Round, Rice, and On Wings Made of Gauze.

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