North Central Reading Series: Tirzah Goldenberg & Joshua Beckman (10/1/23)

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). This event will be hosted in Zoom and will be recorded. Please join us!

About the featured readers

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 ].