Joshua Beckman is the author of nine books, including The Inside of an Apple (2013), Take It (2009), Shake (2006), Your Time Has Come (2004), and two collaborations with Matthew Rohrer: Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty (2003), and Nice Hat. Thanks. (2002). He is an editor at Wave Books and has translated numerous works of poetry and prose, including Micrograms by Jorge Carrera Andrade (Wave Books, 2009), and Poker by Tomaž Šalamun (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008)—the latter a finalist for the PEN America Poetry in Translation Award. Most recently, he has co-edited Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners (Wave Books, 2015).