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Frank X Walker: On Poetry And Protest

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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.