‘Berkeley to Brooklyn’

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012
Time: 4 PM – 6 PM
Reading and Book Signing with Nikky Finney, poet and author of Head Off & Split

Co-Sponsored by The Brooklyn Public Library and Northwestern University Press


The Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11236
For more information, call the Brooklyn Public Library at 718-230-2100

 Nikky Finney is the author of four books of poetry: Head Off & Split (2011); The World Is Round (2003); Rice (1995); and On Wings Made of Gauze (1985). A professor of English and creative writing at the University of Kentucky, Finney also authored Heartwood (1997) edited The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007), and cofounded the Affrilachian Poets. Finney’s fourth book of poetry, Head Off & Split, was awarded the 2011 National Book Award for poetry.