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Nikky Finney

Autor/a de Head Off & Split: Poems

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Nikky Finney holds the John H. Bennett Jr. Chair of Southern Letters and Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina. She is editor of the anthology The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South and the author of a short-story collection, Heartwood. Her fourth collection of poetry, Head Off mostra'n més Split, won the National Book Award for Poetry (Northwestern University Press, 2011). mostra'n menys

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Crèdit de la imatge: Nikky Fenney at the 2012 National Book Festival By Slowking4 - Own work, GFDL 1.2,

Obres de Nikky Finney

Head Off & Split: Poems (2011) 192 exemplars
Rice (1995) 63 exemplars
The World Is Round (2002) 45 exemplars
The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007) — Editor — 34 exemplars
On Wings Made of Gauze (1985) 14 exemplars

Obres associades

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Col·laborador — 176 exemplars
Bestiary: Poems (2016) — Introducció — 137 exemplars
Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems (2014) — Introducció — 121 exemplars
The 100 Best African American Poems (2010) — Col·laborador — 98 exemplars
Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories (2001) — Col·laborador — 92 exemplars
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (2018) — Col·laborador — 89 exemplars
The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World (2002) — Col·laborador — 81 exemplars
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series (2015) — Col·laborador — 75 exemplars
Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin (2016) — Col·laborador — 57 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Col·laborador — 48 exemplars
Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers (1998) — Col·laborador — 46 exemplars
I Hear a Symphony: African Americans Celebrate Love (1994) — Col·laborador — 33 exemplars
Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade (2006) — Col·laborador — 30 exemplars
This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets (2024) — Col·laborador — 29 exemplars
Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology (2022) — Col·laborador — 17 exemplars
Black bone : 25 years of the Affrilachian poets (2018) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance (2018) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
From curlers to chainsaws : women and their machines (2016) — Col·laborador — 3 exemplars
The Bitter Southerner Magazine, issue No. 1 (2021) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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A magical collection that operates on so many levels, violence and love, history and current events, imagining progress while honoring the places from where each image and emotion emerged.

'We are speaking the same language now/a dialect of water and salt. / I am frozen on his wavy channel / the seawater in me swelling.' from 'The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau' Finney deftly pulls together history that has been handed down at home (what's often been omitted from 'exceptional' history books) with pop culture, mistrust and imagination. For this ability to pull the reader into the complex amalgamation of fragments created by violence and prejudice, but also love, tradition and family - this is a collection that needs to be read widely and shared often.… (més)
DAGray08 | Jan 1, 2024 |


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