Poet Nikky Finney summoned the souls of slaves of her native South Carolina, who were forbidden to read or write, in her acceptance speech.
Poet Nikky Finney summoned the souls of slaves of her native South Carolina, who were forbidden to read or write, in her acceptance speech. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Poet Nikky Finney summoned the souls of slaves of her native South Carolina, who were forbidden to read or write, in her acceptance speech. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Poet Nikky Finney is appointed Guy Davenport Endowed English Professor at University of Kentucky

September 13, 2012 12:18 PM

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