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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Krista Franklin  

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Genre: C:ADULT Illustrator Poetry

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Franklin lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Krista Franklin is a writer and visual artist, the author Too Much Midnight (Haymarket Books, 2020), the artist book Under the Knife (Candor Arts, 2018), and the chapbook Study of Love & Black Body (Willow Books, 2012). She is a Helen and Tim Meier Foundation for the Arts Achievement Awardee, and a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. Her visual art has exhibited at Poetry Foundation, Konsthall C, Rootwork Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Studio Museum in Harlem, Chicago Cultural Center, National Museum of Mexican Art, and the set of 20th Century Foxs Empire. She has been published in Poetry, Black Camera, The Offing, Vinyl, and a number of anthologies and artist books.


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