The Coverage of…Nikky Finney—National Book Award for Poetry

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[Compiled By Kenton Rambsy]
Celebrating and honoring poet Nikky Finney on receiving the National Book Award for Poetry, the Project on the History of Black Writing has compiled articles and videos featuring Finney.

Online Coverage—Articles featuring Nikky Finney

Galley Girl: Poet Nikky Finney Dazzles theNational Book Awards
MediaBistro—Nikky Finney Speech Rocks National Book Awards
Madame Noire—Nikky Finney Wins National Book Award for Poetry
The Root—Nikky Finney and Jesmyn Ward Win National Book Awards
The State—S.C. native, Nikky Finney, wins National Book Award for Poetry
The HuffingtonPost—National Book Award 2011 Winners Jesmyn Ward And Nikky Finney Tackle Race And History (VIDEO)
Kentucky Kernel—Q-and-A with Nikky Finney

Youtube Videos—Featuring Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney reads “Dancing With Strom” from her latest collection Head Off & Split
Nikky Finney reads “Condoleeza Suite” from her latest book Head Off & Split
Nikky Finney’s reads “Red Velvet” from her latest book Head Off & Split
Cave Canem Reading and Conversation with Nikki Finney | The New School
Nikky Finney reads “Penguin Mullet Bread”
Nikky Finney reads “Left”
Nikky Finney on Pencils
Nikky Finney speaks on Rosa Parks and more of Rosa’s WHOLE truth
Nikky Finney reads “Penguin Mullet Bread”
Nikky Finney: “My Time Up With You”