‘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

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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.