Jan Beatty

Jan Beatty is the author of Dragstripping (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2024) and The Body Wars (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020), among other titles. Her awards and honors include the Paterson Prize and the Red Hen Nonfiction Award for her memoir American Bastard (Red Hen Press, 2021).

She is a professor emerita at Carlow University, where she directed the university's creative writing program. She lives in Pittsburgh.