Thursday, April 04, 2013

National Poetry Month Giveaway

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we are giving away two advance reader copies of Frank X Walker's new book, TURN ME LOOSE. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the death of the well-known civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, TURN ME LOOSE is a collection of poetry that speaks out on the life and loss of Medgar Evers.

To enter the drawing to win a copy of the book, email your answer to the trivia question, along with your mailing address, to You have until 9:00am EDT tomorrow (April 5th) to send in your answer.*  All those who guess the correct answer will be entered in the drawing. The two winners will be notified via email.

Which of the following accurately describes Frank X Walker and/or TURN ME LOOSE?

A. Walker was recently named Kentucky's first African American poet laureate.
B. Walker coined the word Affrilachian, which relates to an African American who lives in Appalachia.
C. The book's title, TURN ME LOOSE, refers to Medgar Evers' final words.
D. All of the above.

*One entry per person, please.