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Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney

Finney, Nikky
Title: Nikky Finney
Reading Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Welcome-27692

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by Diana Delgado

American Friends Service Committee, Tucson-27694

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by Grace Gamez, Deborah North, Nate McKowen, and Joe Watson representing the American Friends Service Committee, Tucson


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Clifton, Lucille. "won't you celebrate with me." The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010. Rochester: BOA Editions, 2012.

Introduction-27696

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by Stephanie Troutman

Opening Remarks-27698

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by Nikky Finney

"The World Is Round: the breast of the garment measured"-27700

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Finney, Nikky. The World Is Round. Atlanta: InnerLight Publishing, 2003.

"The Girlfriend's Train"-27702

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Differs slightly from published version. 


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Finney, Nikky. The World Is Round. Atlanta: InnerLight Publishing, 2003.

"On the Occasion of Washing Clothes at the Laundromat and Being Approached by a Woman Wearing a Black Eye Who Told Me the Story of How My Hair Came to Be"-27704

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From a manuscript titled Lovechild's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry, forthcoming in 2020.

"Black Boy with Cow: A Still Life"-27706

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Uncollected.

Question and Answer Session-27708

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Reading Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Series: Art for Justice, Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): UA Poetry Center

Nikky Finney reads poems from her collections The World Is Round (2003) and Lovechild's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry (forthcoming in 2020). Finney also reads her new work titled "Black Boy with Cow: A Still Life" commissioned for the Poetry Center's Art for Justice series. Members of the American Friends Service Committee, Tucson give an introductory presentation.

Nikky Finney

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