Frank X. Walker, 29th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Frank X. Walker

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Chrysler Museum - Kaufman Theater

Author/Artist Bio

Frank X Walker is the author of three poetry collections: Black Box (Old Cove Press, 2005); Buffalo Dance: the Journey of York (University of Kentucky Press, 2003), which won the Lillian Smith Book Award in 2004; and Affrilachia (Old Cove Press, 2000). Walker serves as a visiting professor of Rhetoric, Writing and Communication at Transylvania University and the publisher of the new Journal of Affrilachian Art & Culture, due out in spring 2007. He is also a visiting professor in the Pan-African Studies department at the University of Louisville. A 2005 recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Walker read on Friday, October 20, 2006 at 8:00 p.m.


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