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Frank X Walker: On Poetry And Protest

It's not every day one declines an award from the governor, but taking that stand has thrust the Lexington-based writers' collective known as the Affrilachian Poets into the political limelight in recent days. We sat down with co-founder Frank X Walker to discuss the decision, the fallout, and how he views the Affrilachian Poets' project 25 years on.

Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and program director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.