Frank X Walker (Mbembe Milton Smith Poetry Series)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 6:30pm

Frank X Walker is the 2013-2014 poet laureate of Kentucky. He is an associate professor of English at the University of Kentucky and the editor of Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. A Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry recipient, he is the author of five collections of poetry, including Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers, Buffalo Dance: The Journey of YorkIsaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride.

Program: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.