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An evening with Nikky Finney

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston presents a poetry reading with Nikky Finney February 12 at 6 p.m. Professor of Creative Writing and Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina and 2011 winner of the National Book Award for Poetry, Finney was commissioned to create new work in response to photographs in the Halsey Institute’s current exhibition, Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South. Finney wrote four new poems that she will read, along with readings of other work. Read Nikky Finney’s Southbound poems at