Joe Bardin is the author of "Outlier Heart: Essays from my Life as an Immortalist" (IFERS Press). His essays have appeared in numerous literary journals including Louisville Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Superstition Review, Eclectica, and Image Journal: Good Letters, and been anthologized in the Transhumanism Handbook (Springer). His plays have been performed both domestically and abroad. A scholarship alumni of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, he is a member of the Dramatists Guild. He is a messaging strategist and serves as Director of Communications for the Coalition for Radical Life Extension and People Unlimited. (www.joebardin.com).