This year's spring Visiting Writers Series will include a music theme. The final reading features a poetry reading and piano performance by Oni Buchanan and Jon Woodward.
Concert pianist Oni Buchanan is also an award-winning poet. Her third poetry book, Must a Violence (University of Iowa) appeared in 2012. Her second book of poetry, Spring (University of Illinois Press, 2008), was selected by Mark Doty as a winner of the National Poetry Series, and her first book, What Animal (UGA Press, 2003), was winner of the University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series competition.
Jon Woodward's books are Uncanny Valley (Cleveland State University Poetry Center), Rain (Wave Books), and Mister Goodbye Easter Island (Alice James Books). He lives in Boston with his wife, poet and pianist Oni Buchanan, and he works at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.
The reading and piano performance begins at 6 p.m. in O'Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts.
This event is free and open to the public.