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Nikky Finney established herself as one of America’s preeminent poets after winning the National Book Award last year and delivering a rousing speech that paid tributes to her forebears. (Watch it here, read it here)

An endowed English professor at the University of Kentucky, Finney will be speaking at IdeaFestival this afternoon at 4:30.

She spoke with WFPL’s Jonathan Bastian, about her award-winning collection, entitled, “Head Off and Split.”