Bruce Beasley

He/him, Professor


Pronunciation: Bruce Beasley: Bruce BEAZ-ley

Bruce Beasley is a professor of English at Western Washington University and author of nine collections of poems, including most recently ALL SOUL PARTS RETURNED and THEOPHOBIA, both from BOA Editions, and PRAYERSHREDS, forthcoming in spring 2023 from Orison Books.  His work appears in KENYON REVIEW, GETTYSBURG REVIEW, POETRY, NEW ENGLAND REVIEW, and other journals.  He teaches poetry, poetics, poetry and dreams, slam and spoken word, scriptural literature, and the literatures of monstrosity, and is the 2013 recipient of the Western's Peter J. Elich Excellence in Teaching Award.