Poet Nikky Finney in her new studio at her home in Lexington , Ky., Friday, November, 18, 2011. She won the National Book Award for poetry, for her book of poetry "Head Off & Split", at a ceremony Wednesday night in New York. Charles Bertram | Staff
Poet Nikky Finney in her new studio at her home in Lexington , Ky., Friday, November, 18, 2011. She won the National Book Award for poetry, for her book of poetry "Head Off & Split", at a ceremony Wednesday night in New York. Charles Bertram | Staff
Poet Nikky Finney in her new studio at her home in Lexington , Ky., Friday, November, 18, 2011. She won the National Book Award for poetry, for her book of poetry "Head Off & Split", at a ceremony Wednesday night in New York. Charles Bertram | Staff

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