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Crystal Wilkinson

  • Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts: Stories and Recipes from Five Generations of Black Country Cooks
    • Categories: Food writing, styling & photography; Historic; African American
    • ISBN: 9780593236529 eBook (United States) 1/23/2024
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    • Categories: Food writing, styling & photography; Historic; African American
    • ISBN: 9780593236512 Hardcover (United States) 1/23/2024
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Biography

Crystal Wilkinson, Kentucky’s Poet Laureate from 2021 to 2023, is the award-winning author of Perfect Black; The Birds of Opulence; Water Street; and Blackberries, Blackberries. She is the recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Poetry, an O. Henry Prize, a USA Artists Fellowship, and an Ernest J. Gaines Prize for Literary Excellence. She has received recognition from the Yaddo Foundation, Hedgebrook, The Hermitage Foundation, and others. Her short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She currently teaches at the University of Kentucky in the creative writing MFA program.