Events

Creative Writing Program Reading Series: Joshua Beckman
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:30pm

Poet, translator, and Wave Books editor Joshua Beckman will read from his new books, The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks. as part of PSU Creative Writing Program's Reading Series.

Monday, Feb. 11 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 238

Free and open to the public

 

 Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of many books, including The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks (2018), The Inside of an Apple, Take It, Shake, Your Time Has Come, and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer: Nice Hat. Thanks. and Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty. He is editor-in-chief at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose, including Micrograms by Jorge Carrera Andrade, 5 Meters of Poems (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010) by Carlos Oquendo de Amat, and Poker (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008) by Tomaž Šalamun, which was a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award. He also co-edited Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners (Wave Books, 2015).