Big Ears Festival

2021 Literary Arts Touring Grant Recipient

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Knoxville, Tennessee

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Nikky Finney

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Big Ears will hold a residency with poet Nikky Finney as part of the 2021 Big Ears Festival, to include a collaboration with cellist Tomeka Reid, conversation with novelist Richard Powers, and an educational workshop with students at Pellissippi State Community College.