Nikky Finney was awarded the 2011 National Book Award in Poetry for Head Off and Split. She is a poet, author, co-founder of Affrilachian Poets, Guy Davenport Endowed Professor of English at the University of Kentucky, 1992-2012. Nikky Finney is a lesbian. [UK NKAA Database link http://nkaa.uky.edu/record.php?note_id=1024]
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- Nikky Finney,
- African Americans,
- Affrilachian Poets
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