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Affrilachian Poets

Works by Frank X. Walker


Multidisciplinary artist and Danville, Kentucky native, FRANK X WALKER, is the former Poet Laureate of Kentucky and Professor in the department of English and African American and Africana Studies Program at the University of Kentucky. The founding editor of pluck! is a Cave Canem fellow, co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets, and the author of eight collections of poetry.


Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.