29th festival

Frank X Walker

Frank X Walker is the author of three poetry collections: Black Box (Old Cove Press, 2005); Buffalo Dance: the Journey of York (University of Kentucky Press, 2003), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2004; and Affrilachia (Old Cove Press, 2000). Walker serves as a visiting professor of Rhetoric, Writing and Communication at Transylvania University and the publisher of the new Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture, due out in spring 2007. He is also a visiting professor in the Pan-African Studies department at the University of Louisville. A 2005 recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

[Extracted from 2006 brochure.]

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