The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress:Frank X. Walker 
Series: Title: Sub-title:
The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress  Frank X. Walker  Frank X. Walker 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
Mike Turpin The Poet and the Poem  Specials  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Frank X Walker, former Kentucky Poet Laureate, is a professor in the department of English and the African American and Africana Studies program at the University of Kentucky as well as the founding editor of PLUCK! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. A Cave Canem Fellow and co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets, he is the author of eight collections of poetry including the recent The Affrilachian Sonnets and Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers. Voted one of the most creative professors in the south, he is the originator of the word, Affrilachia, and is dedicated to deconstructing and forcing a new definition of what it means to be Appalachian. The Lannan Poetry Fellowship Award recipient has degrees from the University of Kentucky and Spalding University as well as four honorary doctorates from the University of KY, Spalding University, Centre College and Transylvania University.  Frank X. Walker and Grace Cavalieri 
Notes: Credits:
Poetry and conversation  Grace Cavalieri: Producer/Host
Mike Turpin: Engineer/Post Production 
Literature/Readings | Poetry/Spoken Word  
Version 1: Frank X. Walker  
Total Length (HH:MM:SS)
Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script  Washington, DC  04-17-2018  English 
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File Info
poetpoemfromlibrarycongress  128Kbps mp3 (25.77MB) Mono 


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