2nd Annual Frank X Walker Festival Comes to DHS
2nd Annual Frank X Walker Festival Comes to DHS
Posted on 09/14/2015
This is the image for the news article titled 2nd Annual Frank X Walker Festival Comes to DHSThe 2nd Annual Frank X Walker Festival, sponsored by the Citizens Concerned for Human Relations, will be hosted by Danville High School this Friday, September 18! Danville Alum and former Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker will be in attendance. Hasan Davis, Chautauqua performer and juvenile justice  advocate will perform "York" for students from Bate Middle School, Danville High School, and students from Lincoln County Schools, Boyle County Schools, Kentucky School for the Deaf, Burgin Independent Schools, and Danville Christian Academy. 

Frank X Walker is the author of is the author of When Winter Come: the Ascension of YorkBlack BoxBuffalo Dance: the Journey of York, which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2004; and Affrilachia. A 2005 recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship in Poetry, Walker serves as Writer in Residence and lecturer of English at Northern Kentucky University and is the proud editor and publisher of PLUCK!, the new Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture. 

To read more about Frank X Walker, visit http://www.frankxwalker.com/about.htm.