11/17/08

Nov 22: Jagannathan, Pollock, Buchanan

Oni Buchanan is a pianist and poet. Her second book of poetry, Spring, was published by the University of Illinois Press in September 2008, selected by Mark Doty as a winner of the 2007 National Poetry Series. Her first poetry book, What Animal, was published in 2003 by the University of Georgia Press. Ms. Buchanan currently maintains a private piano studio in Boston. For more about her music and poetry, including links to her work, visit her website.

Michael Pollock is a fiction writer and fledgling novelist, who is the editor of First City Review, a relatively new magazine out of Philadelphia.

Mytili Jagannathan lives in Philadelphia, where she's been actively involved in the community arts work of the Asian Arts Initiative. She is the author of Acts, a chapbook from Habenicht Press, and her poems have appeared in EOAGH, Rattapallax, Combo, Interlope, Mirage#4/Period[ical], Xcp: Cross-Cultural Poetics, and Fanzine. She is the recipient of an Emerging Artist grant from the Leeway Foundation and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts.