Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Oni Buchanan, Kevin Goodan and Jessica Flynn

Chin Music: The Pacific Standard Poetry Reading Series
Featuring Oni Buchanan, Kevin Goodan, and Jessica Flynn

Thursday, June 11th 2009 @ 7:00 PM

Pacific Standard Bar
82 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(between St. Marks and Bergen Streets)

Please join us for the next evening of Chin Music, the Pacific Standard Poetry Reading Series. On June 11th, we are excited to feature three excellent poets: Oni Buchanan, Kevin Goodan, and Jessica Flynn. Other writers to be featured in Chin Music this season include Sarah Manguso, Dan Albergotti, Paige Starzinger, Blue Chevigny, Major Jackson, and David Baker.

Please note our earlier reading time of 7:00PM.

Located on Fourth Avenue in downtown Brooklyn, near the Atlantic/Pacific subway hub, Pacific Standard is a literary bar serving up eighteen microbrews on tap and cask (including both West Coast and local breweries), fine wines and liquors, and tasty snacks like chips and salsa, and meat and cheese plates.


Oni Buchanan is the author of SPRING, selected by Mark Doty for the 2007 National Poetry Series, and published by the University of Illinois Press in September 2008. Her first poetry book, WHAT ANIMAL, was published in 2003 by the University of Georgia Press. Oni is also a concert pianist, has released three solo piano CDs, and actively performs across the U.S. and abroad. She lives in Boston, where she maintains a private piano teaching studio.

Kevin Goodan’s second collection of poems, WINTER TENOR, was released this spring by Alice James Books. His first book, IN THE GHOST-HOUSE ACQUAINTED, was published by Alice James in 2004, and received the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award for 2005. He was raised in Montana, fought forest fires for many years, and he attended the University of Montana, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He currently lives on a small farm in western Massachusetts.

Jessica Flynn's poems have appeared in Sonora Review and Phoebe. She currently works as a program coordinator at the NYU Creative Writing Program.

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