2003 MFA Grad Crystal Wilkinson Named KY Poet Laureate

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Crystal Wilikinson

A founding member of the Affrilachian Poet movement, Crystal is a 2020 United States Artists Fellow and teaches at the University of Kentucky. Her work primarily involves the stories of Black women and communities in the Appalachian and rural Southern literary canon. Read the full announcement of Crystal Wilkinson’s naming as KY Poet Laureate.