Joel Bettridge

Joel Bettridge is the author of three books of poetry, The Public Life of Chemistry, Presocratic Blues, and That Abrupt Here, as well as two critical studies, Avant-Garde Pieties: Aesthetics, Race, and the Renewal of Innovative Poetics and Reading as Belief: Language Writing, Poetics, Faith. He co-edited Ronald Johnson: Life and Works. Currently he is an Associate Professor of English at Portland State University.