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Adventurer, Novelist to Headline Women Writers Event

The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will feature best-selling novelist and National Book Award finalist Bonnie Jo Campbell as its keynote speaker at the 2013 conference, scheduled for Sept. 20 and 21.

A&S English Professor Wins National Book Award

 

In case you missed it during the hectic holiday season, A&S English professor Nikky Finney was featured on “UK at the Half” with Carl Nathe during the UK vs. Loyola basketball game. Finney’s book, “Head Off & Split,” was the winner of the 2011 National Book Award in Poetry. The National Book Awards is one of the most anticipated events in the publishing world. Finney has taught at UK for decades and is a member of the Affrilachian Poets group that includes Frank X Walker and Kelly Norman Ellis.

To hear the "UK at the Half" interview, click here.

 

'UK at the Half' Features Creative Writing Professor Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney was recently awarded the National Book Award for poetry. Her most recent publication, a collection of poems, is entitled "Head Off & Split"

UK Professor Nikky Finney Wins National Book Award for Poetry

Nikky Finney, creative writing professor at UK and winner of the National Book Award for poetry for her book "Head Off & Split."

Outstanding A&S Professors Nominated for Awards for Latest Works

Two A&S professors have been recently recognized for their latest publications and have been nominated for prestigious awards.

Finney Named National Book Award Finalist

UK English professor Nikky Finney has been named a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award in Poetry.
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