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Nikky Finney

  • Aired: 08/09/2013
  • 26:42
  • Rating: NR
Renee talks with Nikky Finney, whose book of poetry, Head Off & Split, was awarded the 2011 National Book Award for poetry. After 20 years of living in Lexington and teaching at the University of Kentucky, Finney is moving back to her native South Carolina to teach at the University of South Carolina and take care of her parents.
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This award-winning poet talks about civil rights, art, and why she has to leave Kentucky.
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