Affrilachia: Poems

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Old Cove Press, 2000 - Poetry - 100 pages
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This personal poetic narrative is a historic valuable offering . . . an eagle's-eye view into what it means to be young, Black, artistic, and male in Appalachia, as one century comes to an end and another begins.-- Nikky Finney, author of Rice.

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I met Dr. Walker, did not know who he was at the time, which gave his friends quite a laugh. His book isn't as wonderful as hearing him read in person, but at least one of the poems I found quite ... Read full review

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CLIFTON I
3
STATUES OF LIBERTY
10
ROCK STAR
17
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Frank X Walker is the author of three poetry collections: Black Box (Old Cove Press, 2005); Buffalo Dance: the Journey of York (University of Kentucky Press, 2003), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2004; and Affrilachia (Old Cove Press, 2000). A 2005 recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship in Poetry, Walker serves as a Visting Professor of Writing, Rhetoric and Communication at Transylvania University and the publisher of PLUCK! Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture, due out in spring 2007.

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