Frank X Walker is the author of five collections of poetry including Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York (2003), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award; Isaac Murphy: I Dedicate This Ride (2010); and his most recent collection, Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers (2013). He is a co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets and the editor of Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. A recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship, Walker is the 2013-2014 poet laureate of Kentucky and an associate professor of English at the University of Kentucky.
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