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New ideas

I'm an idea machine.

I always have new ideas: some should be implemented, some are best left ideas. 

From  time to time I'll be posting some of the best ideas that I have someone should definitely implement. 

Check back often, maybe we can collaborate.

Latest sightings & events

Download the New single!

Oni has been recognized for excellence in artistic endeavor by the Tanne Foundation.

2016 Tanne Foundation Awardee!

Nashville Arts Magazine June 2016 

Artist Feature -

Oni Woods, The Unstoppable Scribe

Latest projects

Oni Woods June 2016

  • Production on bedtime stories for adults is staring soon. This is a monthly series of stories written and read by me to help even the most fitful insomniac catch some Zs.

  • A bi-weekly podcast will begin this year of Oni reading a new piece.

  • A bi-weekly video series of Oni reading a new poem or just telling some jokes will begin this year.

Past sightings & events

The Nashville Reads Arts Showcase
When / Where:

05/03/2015 |3:00p

The Post East Coffee Shop

1701 Fatherland, Nashville, TN


NashvilleReads will have an arts showcase alongside East Side Story over at The Post (1701 Fatherland Street). From 3-5pm, there will be Nashville writers, songwriters, visual artists, and students from the Southern Word program will perform and share original new art based upon the book Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys. Some of the artist involved will be Oni Woods, Miranda Crump, and Joshua Payne. It is free to attend. You can find more information about it HERE.

The Curio Show: Aphrodite Love Goddesses
When / Where:

02/24/2015 |8:00p

The Mission Theater

1501 N. Kingsbury, Chicago, IL


In a run up to the release of the 2nd book in her Chicago Trilogy - Mile 84, Oni will be performing in Irene Marquette's "Curio Show."

The Curio show is:

A different kind of spectacle brought to you last Tues of every month at the Mission Theater by Irene Marquette. 

Oni will be reading her 2 of her more sensual powms, as this installment of the Curio Show is is steeped in the month of eros. The theme is Aphrodite (Love Goddesses) and will be touching on everything from the Greeks, to my number one goddess queen from ancient Sumer, Inanna, modern goddesses, how love and womanhood is commodified and colonized and more.

You don't wanna miss the steamier side of O The Unstoppable.

Check out the event on Facebook: HERE.

The Chicago Book Expo 2014
When / Where:

12/06/2014 |1:00p

Columbia College

1104 S. Wabash, ChiTown, IL


The third annual Chicago Book Expo will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 11 am to 5 pm at Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S. Wabash. The event is free and open to the public.

This celebration of Chicago-area publishers and authors features a pop-up bookstore featuring local presses’ and authors’ books, as well as a variety of readings and panel discussions. Local literary nonprofits and organizations will be in attendance.

Oni will be reading her Bronzeville poem, "It Waits."
along with some pieces from Speed Limit 55, some old favoirties and some world debuts.

Check out the event on Facebook: HERE.

East Side Storytellin' @ Mad Donna's
When / Where:

Tues. 11/04/2014| 7:00p - 8:30p

Mad Donna's 

1313 Woodland Ave, NashVegas, TN


What's all the hoopla about with "Speed Limit 55"?
Come to Mad Donna's on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 @ 7:00p to find out!!
Oni will be reading from "Speed Limit 55" and other works. There will also be an awesome local musician playing for this 3rd Anniversary show of East Side Story's "East Side Story Tellin'". 
Enjoy great music, great food, and great poetry!! 
See you there!


Check out the event on Facebook: HERE.

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