Fri., Feb. 15, at 7:30 pm 2011 National Book Award Winner and South Carolina native Nikky Finney will be reading at the Charleston School of the Arts. Nikky will be appearing as the keynote speaker for the 2013 Robinson Jeffers Association Conference. The reading will take place in the SOA’s Rose Maree Myers Theater for the Performing Arts, and the evening will also feature readings from South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Heath Wentworth and Charleston poet Brian Pemberthy.
Admission to Friday’s reading is $5.00 for students and $10.00 for adults. We’ll be on hand with copies of Finney’s latest collection Head Off and Split (Northwestern University, pb, 97 pp, $15.95), so come check out some homegrown poetry!