Joshua Beckman, tour organizer and featured poet on the Wave Books 2006 Poetry Bus Tour was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the author of five books, including Shake, Your Time Has Come, and Something I Expected to be Different. He has appeared on NPR&;s &;The Next Big Thing&; and his 2002 tour with fellow poet and collaborator Matthew Rohrer garnered praise and national attention from The Village Voice and Time Out New York. The recipient of numerous awards, including a NYFA fellowship and a Pushcart Prize, he is an editor for Wave Books and lives in Seattle and New York.
September 1st, 2006