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Joshua Beckman

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and earned his BA from Hampshire College, where he studied poetry and the art of the book. He is the author of five books of poetry: Things Are Happening (1998); Something I Expected To Be Different (2001); Nice Hat. Thanks. (2002), written with Matthew Rohrer; Your Time Has Come (2004), and most recently, Shake (Wave Books, 2006).

He has numerous books of translation, including the forthcoming Five Meters of Poems by Carlos Oquendo de Amat, and Poker by Tomaž Šalamun (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2003) which was a finalist for the PEN Poetry in Translation Award. He is also an editor at Wave Books, a poetry press based in Seattle and New York.

Poems by
Joshua Beckman

Jangling
Monkeys
Moss Retains Moisture
Ode to the Air Traffic Controller
Oh, atlas
Seagulls beside ferry boat
The going. The letters. The staying.
They'll spend the summer
Untitled Poem [Unslide the door]
[I'm not with my]
[In Colorado, In Oregon, upon]

Prose by
Joshua Beckman

Poetry and Collaboration: Joshua Beckman & Matthew Rohrer

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