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Frank X Walker, Poetry, 20 October 2013 – Video

Recorded at the Lannan Meeting House in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 20, 2013.

For this second Poetry Sunday event of 2013, we are delighted that Frank X Walker came in from Lexington, Kentucky to read for us. He was introduced by poet Arthur Sze.

Frank X Walker, poet laureate of Kentucky, completed his MFA in Writing at Spalding University in 2003 and is currently an associate professor in the English Department at the University of Kentucky. He has published five books of poetry, including the Lillian Smith Book Award winning collection, Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York; Kentucky Public Librarians’ Choice Award nominee Affrilachia; and Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate this Ride.

Mr. Walker received a Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry in 2005. He is a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, editor of America! What’s My Name? The “Other” Poets Unfurl the Flag and Eclipsing a Nappy New Millennium.

You may learn more about Frank X Walker on the Lannan website; you may also listen to the audio recording of this event there.

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Frank X Walker, Poetry, 20 October 2013 – Audio

Recorded at the Lannan Meeting House in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 20, 2013.

Frank X Walker, Poetry, 20 October 2013

For this second event of 2013, we are delighted that Frank X Walker came in from Lexington, Kentucky to read for us. He was introduced by poet Arthur Sze.

Frank X Walker, poet laureate of Kentucky, completed his MFA in Writing at Spalding University in 2003 and is currently an associate professor in the English Department at the University of Kentucky. He has published five books of poetry, including the Lillian Smith Book Award winning collection, Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York; Kentucky Public Librarians’ Choice Award nominee Affrilachia; and Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate this Ride.

Mr. Walker received a Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry in 2005. He is a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, editor of America! What’s My Name? The “Other” Poets Unfurl the Flag and Eclipsing a Nappy New Millennium.

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You may learn more about Frank X Walker on the Lannan website; you may also view the video recording of this event there.

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Cave Canem Evening, 15 November 2006 – Audio

Featuring Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Terrance Hayes, Patricia Smith, and Frank X Walker.

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 15th, 2006.

Toi Derricotte, co-founder of Cave Canem, is the author of five books. Her books of poetry include Natural Birth, Captivity, and Tender.

Cornelius Eady is the author of six books of poetry including You Donít Miss Your Water, The Autobiography of a Jukebox, and Brutal Imagination, and is co-founder of Cave Canem.

Terrance Hayes is the author of Hip Logic, Muscular Music and most recently, Wind in a Box.

Patricia Smithís latest poetry book is Teahouse of the Almighty. She is also the author of Life According to Motown.

Frank X Walker was awarded a Lannan Literary Fellowship in 2005. His poetry books include Buffalo Dance:The Journey of York and the Black Box.

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