Literary Arts

Book Review: Perfect Black

Illustrations by Ronald W. Davis What a year Crystal Wilkinson is having! The Lexington writer’s 2016 novel The Birds of Opulence has been receiving renewed attention; its publisher, the University Press of Kentucky, recently released it as an audiobook. She won an O. Henry Award for a short story, “Endangered Species: Case 47401,” published in Story. She recently sold a culinary memoir with recipes, Praise Song...
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