Author Talk: Frank X Walker

May 8, 2023, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Johnson City Public Library

Arts & Culture, Educational, Family Friendly

Award-winning poet Frank X Walker will discuss his new children's book, A is for Affrilachia, on Monday, May 8 at 4 p.m. Walker's book will be available for purchase from Atlas Books at the event, and Walker will sign copies of his work. No registration required. Call (423) 434-4454 for more information.


A is for Affrilachia was published in February 2023. Voted one of the most creative professors in the south, Walker has published eleven collections of poetry, and coined the term “Affrilachia” and co- founded the Affrilachian Poets. Walker is the founding editor of Pluck! Journal of Affrilachian Arts and Culture and serves as Professor of English and African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.


May 8, 2023

4:00pm - 5:00pm

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Johnson City Public Library

100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604, Jones Meeting Room


Johnson City Public Library

(423) 434-4450

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