Head Off & Split

Winner, National Book Awards 2011 for Poetry

Nikky Finney, Head Off & Split
ISBN 9780810152168
TriQuarterly, an imprint of Northwestern University Press |
Nikky Finney author photo credit David Flores
Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney was born in South Carolina, within listening distance of the sea. A child of activists, she came of age during the civil rights and Black Arts Movements. At Talladega College, nurtured by Hale Woodruff's Amistad murals, Finney began to understand the powerful synergy between art and history. More about this author >

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