Poet Nikky Finney returning to South Carolina to teach at USC

Nikky Finney, winner of the 2011 National Book Award for poetry and one of Lexington’s most beloved literary figures, is leaving the University of Kentucky to return home to South Carolina. The decision to take a job at the University of South Carolina in Columbia is based on spending more time with her aging parents, according to an entry on her website. Read the entire article.

Nikky Finney

Visit Finney’s website to read more about her work.

Photo of Nikky Finney by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Via: Lexington (Kentucky) Herald-Leader