Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

North Central Reading Series: Tirzah Goldenberg & Joshua Beckman

October 1, 2023 @ 5:00 pm6:00 pm CDT

Friends of Lorine Niedecker (FoLN) present the second in a biannual series of North Central virtual readings on Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 5pm CST. October readers will be Tirzah Goldenberg (Puget Sound, WA) and Joshua Beckman (Red Hook, NY).

Tirzah Goldenberg is the author of Aleph and Like an Olive, both published by Verge Books. She is working on a new book that includes a long erasure poem of her great-grandfather’s 1931 text on the history of Philadelphia’s markets. Originally from the Philadelphia area, where she was raised in an Orthodox Jewish community, Tirzah now lives in Port Townsend, Washington, where she works as a freelance editor of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry manuscripts.

Joshua Beckman was born in New Haven, Connecticut and is the author of a number of books, including most recently Tomaž, a long biographical poem about Tomaž Šalamun, Animal Days, and The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks. He has translated numerous works of poetry including Micrograms by Jorge Carrera Andrade and 5 Meters of Poems by Carlos Oquendo de Amat (both with Alejandro de Acosta) and recently finished the pamphlet, A Guide for Making Fragments from Diaries for [ m u f a : : p o e m a ].

This event will be recorded. Please join us October 1st at 5pm CST on Zoom here: North Central: A Virtual Reading Series presented by Friends of Lorine Niedecker


October 1, 2023
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT
Event Category:


Chuck Stebelton
Richard Meier

Join our mailing list

The Friends of Lorine Niedecker hosts multiple events each year, including poetry readings through the Solitary Plover and the North Central reading series. Sign up to our mailing list to receive email notifications about upcoming events.

Support our mission

The Friends of Lorine Niedecker is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Help us continue hosting events like these by making a tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Lorine Niedecker.