Nikky Finney will present a Thornton Reading in University of Lynchburg’s Memorial Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. A book signing will follow. Finney, The John H. Bennett Jr. Chair in Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, has authored four books of poetry, including Head Off & Split, the 2011 winner of the National Book Award for poetry. Finney also wrote, Heartwood (1997), edited The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007), and co-founded the Affrilachian Poets.
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February 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center