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Award-Winner Nikky Finney On Life As A Poet

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
December 2, 2011

Nikky Finney has dreamed of being a poet since she was a teenager. She published her first book in 1985, and has taught writing for years at the university level.

Now, she’s reached a pinnacle of success in the literary world: Her book, Head Off & Split received the National Book Award for poetry. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]

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