English Faculty -- Bruce Beasley

Bruce Beasley

Contact Information

Phone: (360) 650-3255
Office: HU 261
Email: Bruce.Beasley@wwu.edu


BA Oberlin College
MFA in Poetry, Columbia University
PhD in English, University of Virginia


Research and Teaching Interests

Poetry, poetics, creative writing; slam, performance, and spoken word poetry
monstrosity and literature
theology and poetry; poetry and dreams

Selected Publications

Spirituals.  Wesleyan University Press, 1988.
The Creation.  Ohio State University Press, 1994.  (winner of the Ohio State University Press/Journal Award)
Summer Mystagogia.  University of Colorado Press, 1996. (selected by Charles Wright for the 1996 Colorado Prize in Poetry)
Signs and Abominations.  Wesleyan University Press, 2000.
Lord Brain.  University of Georgia Press, 2005. (winner of the University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series Award)
The Corpse Flower: New and Selected Poems. University of Washington Press, 2007.
Theophobia.  BOA Editions, 2012.


Personal Website: www.brucebeasley.net