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Poet Nikky Finney to Speak at IdeaFestival

Nikky Finneyestablished herself as one of America's preeminent poets after winning the National Book Award last year and delivering a rousing speech that paid tributes to her forebears. (Watch it here, read it here)An endowed English professor at the University of Kentucky, Finneywill be speaking at IdeaFestival this afternoon at 4:30.She spoke with WFPL's Jonathan Bastian, about her award-winning collection, entitled, “Head Off and Split.”

Jonathan Bastian is the midday host for WFPL News.

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