Noah Falck

Noah Falck - Education Director - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Education Director

NOAH FALCK is the author of the full-length collection Snowmen Losing Weight (BatCat Press, 2012), and several chapbooks including Celebrity Dream Poems (Poor Claudia, 2013) and Life As A Crossword Puzzle (Open Thread, 2009). His work has appeared in Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Conduit, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, Washington Square Review, & Poets.org. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, he now lives in Buffalo, New York, where he works as Education Director at Just Buffalo Literary Center and curates the Silo City Reading Series in an abandoned grain silo along the Buffalo River.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Big Night: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck

Saturday, December 1, 2012


Featuring: 
Poetry: Pamela Lu & Noah Falck | Music: Gutpole| Performance: Kyle Butler | Food: Geoffrey Gatza

Where: The WNY Book Arts Center
When: December 1, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

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Burchfield Penney Second Friday

Friday, December 11, 2015

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Live Music & Reading

Featuring:
Ten Cent Howl & Noah Falck

Where:
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14222
Date: December 11, 2015
Time: 5:30—7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Clinical Trials

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Virtual Reality Meditation Spa

Where:
Box Gallery
667 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: December 15, 2015 — January 3, 2016
Time: 5:00 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. (more…)

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Peach Mag Reading

Friday, October 14, 2016

Peach Mag
Where:

Dreamland
387 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Date: October 14, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Right Here, Right Now: The Buffalo Anthology Release Party

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Right Here, Right Now The Buffalo Anthology
Where:

Market Arcade
617 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: December 10, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m. (more…)

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Foundlings Vol. 2 Release Party

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Foundlings Vol 2 Reading
Where:

Sterling Tap and Wurst
1487 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14216
Date: December 29, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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STUDIO: Rosa Alcalá, Michael Kelleher & Noah Falck

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Road Less Traveled Poetry Showcase

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Where:
Road Less Traveled Theater
500 Pearl Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Date: March 29, 2017
Time: 7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Aidan Ryan’s Book Release Party

Friday, April 28, 2017


Where:

Burns Building
25 E Huron St, 5th floor
Buffalo, New York 14213
Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Flip the Script: Buffalo Actors Reading Buffalo Poets

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Where:
Road Less Traveled Productions
500 Pearl Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 10:30 p.m. (more…)

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Poets Storm Nietzsche’s

Monday, May 8, 2017


Where:
Nietzsche’s
248 Allen Street
Buffalo, New York 14201
Date: May 8, 2017
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series: Mathias Svalina

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Featuring:
Mathias Svalina
Aidan Ryan
music by Cages
film by Mary Helena Clark
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Julie Byrne // Lara Buckley // Noah Falck

Friday, July 28, 2017

Where:
Silo City
100 Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Peach Mag Season 1 Yearbook Launch Party

Friday, August 18, 2017


Featuring:

Alana Kelley
Caroline Rayner
Hannah Nathanson
Joe Hall
Kevin Thurston
Noah Falck
Pat Kewley
Robin Jordan
(more…)

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Cornucopia: A Mini Poetry Festival

Saturday, November 25, 2017


Where:
Lakeward Spirits Event Center
65 Vandalia Street
Buffalo, NY
Date: November 25, 2017
Time: 12:00–6:00 p.m. (more…)

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“MY NEXT HEART” Launch Party

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
My Next Heart
Where:

Mohawk Place
43 E. Mohawk Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: December 13, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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By Noah Falck

Noah Falck - Snowmen Losing Weight - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Snowmen Losing Weight

Snowmen Losing Weight is an approachable collection of 61 poems on a range of topics from baseball and mustaches to Dick and Jane. The collection is broken down into four sections, presented in a unique accordion-style book with hand-inked covers and endpages.”

Available from Bat Cat Press

Noah Falck - Celebrity Dream Poems - Just Buffalo Literary Center

Celebrity Dream Poems

“‘I walk for hours through a meadow,/my pockets leaking bacon bits’—this is how Noah Falck sees Bill Clinton, and more importantly, how Noah Falck sees us seeing Bill Clinton. Celebrities are mirrors in which we watch ourselves watching them. These poems purify that experience, and in doing so, clarify the beauty and sadness of fame—how much we want to matter, and that mattering now is largely tied up in fame. God, I fear, needs a press agent. The book’s Berryman epigraph—Peoples bore me—seems a head fake here—people do not bore Noah Falck. What surprises me most is how much he makes me feel for these people I feel nothing for. I mean you, Lindsay Lohan, and you, Tom Cruise. Here, you are resurrected . . . as human.”
—Bob Hicok

Available from Poor Claudia

Life As A Crossword Puzzle

Life As A Crossword Puzzle was selected by Guest Judge Tyler Meier (Kenyon Review) as the winning manuscript for Ohio in the Open Thread 2009 Tri-State Chapbook Contest.

“The tonal textures-mini-tragedies, high comedy, irony in sequins, cheap jokes, silver—pure pathos, poems that feel like a clemency—mash up and make something that looks at once like a chimera, then a mirror. And perhaps that’s why I’m drawn to this chapbook. Always accessible, Falck is making possible what normally isn’t possible: fantasy moonlighting as realism, irony dressed up in the ‘I mean this with all my heart’ sweatpants.”
—Tyler Meier

Measuring Tape For The Midwest

Mostly a humorous poetry collection but with elements of an eerie post bluetooth age lurking. No pussyfooting. These poems first appeared in Bat City Review, Blazevox 2K6, Combatives, Columbia Poetry Review, Dusie, Nexus, Orpheus, Pilot, Redivider, Word For/Word and in the Cy Gist anthology Face Time.

Available from Pavement Saw Press

Homemade Engines From A Dream

“The river has always been there, always outside rolling through into a Utopia of loneliness and all season the overcast, the blurry frame of life, a landscape of abandoned vehicles, a landscape of burnt grass and trees dying in the gloom. There was once a sky, the one you’ve seen in photographs, in postcards but it departed, smeared itself away.”

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