Poet Oni Buchanan and her husband, poet Jon Woodward, will read selections from their works.
Oni Buchanan is an award-winning poet and concert pianist who specializes in music by female composers of the 21st century. Buchanan brings grace, agility, and intensity to an incredible range of piano literature. Author of three books, her book of poetry, Spring (University of Illinois Press, 2008) was selected as a winner of the National Poetry Series and also received the 2009 Massachusetts Book Award.
Poet Jon Woodward authored Uncanny Valley (Cleveland State University Poetry Center. 2012), Rain (Wave Books, 2006), and Mister Goodbye Easter Island (Alice James Books, 2003).
Free and open to the public, the Thursday afternoon event is co-sponsored by the Department of Humanities and Theological Studies and the English Department at Wheaton College. It takes place in room 339 of Blanchard Hall.