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Bianca Spriggs

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Affrilachian Poet and Cave Canem Fellow, Bianca Spriggs, is a freelance instructor of composition, literature, and creative writing. She holds degrees from Transylvania University and the University of Wisconsin. She is a Kentucky Humanities Council Lecturer and the creator and programmer of the Gypsy Poetry Slam featured annually at the Kentucky Women Writers Conference. Having lived most of her life in Kentucky, Bianca’s poems reflect the trials and triumphs of growing up as a woman of color in a border state.

Lexington Downtowners on the G Word: Gentrification

by Bianca Spriggs In 2008, stunned Lexingtonians watched helplessly as what is now affectionately remembered as "The Dame Block,” was being demolished to make way...

Moveable Feast Lexington celebrates 15 years

THE KITCHEN IS STILL OPEN: Moveable Feast Lexington celebrates fifteen years of delivering meals and saving lives By Bianca Spriggs In the United States, where almost...

Luxury and Riot: A review of the debut CD by Palisades

by Bianca Spriggs(photo by Amanda Ralston)In a contemporary music industry that thrives on slight-of-hand more than substance, buy a typical album and you might...

Hip-Hop for the Fans by the Fans: A review of "Thanks...

by Bianca SpriggsIf you know even a little bit about hip-hop, as in, you’ve been anywhere near a set of speakers in the last...

People’s Poet Nikky Finney 03.18.2011

BY BIANCA SPRIGGS I remember my first time seeing Nikky Finney read her poems. I was nineteen years old and had just started to put...

The Coal War: An Evening With the Arts

BY BIANCA SPRIGGSOn Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 7 PM, Natasha’s Bistro and Bar will host The Coal War: An Evening With The Arts...

Accents Publishing Release March 3rd

Accents Publishing and the Poezia Writing Group would like to invite everyone who appreciates poetry to join in a celebration on March 3, 2011...

ART LOVERS Kurt Gohde and Kate Sprengnether

The most hands-on visual arts couple in town, Kurt Gohde and Kate Sprengnether couldn’t find a place to get a slice anywhere when they...

To the Wind and On To Heaven Sunday Valley Releases New...

Much of Sunday Valley’s power comes from their live set where fans are singing along with almost every song, and a single tune can...

Sunday Valley Releases New Album

by Bianca Spriggs(photo by Richie Wireman)In her drawing, “Leashed Passion,” American artist, Laurie Lipton, depicts a snarling, tongue-lolling mountain lion mid-pace in a child’s...