Reading

Poetry off the Shelf: Joshua Beckman

Poetry off the Shelf: Joshua Beckman : Foundation Events

Wednesday, May 21, 12:30PM–1:30PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission

Bring your lunch to an afternoon reading in our performance space.

Joshua Beckman
was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and attended Hampshire College. An editor at Wave Books, he is the author of Things Are Happening (1998), winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Award, Something I Expected to Be Different (2001), Your Time Has Come (2001), Shake (2006), and Take It (2009). Beckman co-edited State of the Union: 50 Political Poems (2008), an anthology of political poems, with Matthew Zapruder. He has also translated poems by Carlos Oquendo de Amat and Tomaž Šalamun. He lives in Seattle and in Brooklyn, New York.

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