Joshua Beckman





Joshua Beckman


Born
New Haven, Connecticut, The United States

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of six books, including Take It (Wave Books, 2009), Shake and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer: Nice Hat. Thanks. and Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty. He is an editor at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose, including Poker by Tomaz Salamun, which was a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award. He is also the recipient of numerous other awards, including a NYFA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize. He lives in Seattle and New York.

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Average rating: 4.14 · 1,189 ratings · 124 reviews · 28 distinct worksSimilar authors
Shake

4.07 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Nice Hat. Thanks.

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4.07 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 2002
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Your Time Has Come

4.12 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 2004
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Things Are Happening

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4.02 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Something I Expected to Be ...

4.21 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2001
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Take It

4.22 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2009
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The Inside of an Apple

4.04 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Adventures While Preaching ...

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Zapusti New York

4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2003
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Gentle Reader!

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