When poet Frank X Walker won a $75,000 literary prize from the esteemed Lannan Foundation in 2005, he vowed to use some of the money to expose other emerging writers of color.Now the Danville, Ky., native who coined the term "Affrilachian" for Appalachian residents of African descent -- the word is now in the New Oxford American Dictionary -- has launched PLUCK!, an arts and culture magazine that explores the black aesthetic of the 12-state Appalachian region. [...]
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