or, “the time I almost died”

My name is Pete Beatty. I am an author, editor and teacher, teacher, and editor. I’ve worked for the University of Chicago Press, Bloomsbury, Open Road Media, the University of Alabama Press and a bunch places, including a driving range behind a Dairy Queen and a liquor store in Chicago. I’ve taught at Kent State University, the University of Alabama, and in an Alabama state prison.

Here’s my resume and my portfolio if you crave more information about me.

You can reach me anytime at ptbeatty [at] gmail [dot] com. I might not answer right away, or ever, depending on what you want, but I’ll probably read it.