Joseph Bardin Bio

Joseph Bardin Bio

Joe is an essayist and playwright based in Arizona by way of Trenton, NJ, Washington DC, and Tel Aviv. He is the author of the essay collection Outlier Heart (IFERS Press). His nonfiction has appeared in numerous publications including Interim,  Louisville Review, Superstition Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Eclectica,  Rock & Sling, Bull Journal, Pithead Chapel, among others, and been anthologized in the Transhumanist Handbook (Springer).

His plays have been read or produced by Time Square Players in NYC; Theatre Artists Studios, iTheatre Collaborative, Order Chaos Theater Company, Space 55, Herberger Lunchtime Theater in Phoenix; Winding Road Theatre in Tucson; the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble in San Diego, California; Monroe County Civic Theater, Bloomington, IA; and KMC Onstage, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

His play, Infinity Mirror, was a finalist for the 2019 Gary Marshall Theatre New Works Festival.

His screenplay, Seeing Maya, was a semi-finalist in the 2016 Rhode Island Film Festival.

Joe is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

For the past 20 years, Joe has operated a ghostwriting and copywriting firm called Relativity Writing ( He has worked with major brands including Motorola, Proctor & Gamble, DreamWorks Studios and Intel. Joe’s work has won industry recognition including an American Business Award, and publication in AR100 Black Book and the Print Regional Design Annual. Joe has co-written and ghostwritten several books on subjects ranging from art, health and lifestyle change to prosperity and career transition.

Joe’s feature stories have appeared in numerous publications including The Arizona Republic, The Phoenix New Times, Phoenix Magazine, Feng Shui (London), Learning & Leading, Baylor Balance, Arizona Foothills Magazine, BusinessEdge Magazine, BizAZ Magazine, The Ritz-Carlton Magazine, Your Health (Southern California Health Care System), South Coast Style, Trump Style Magazine.

Joe is Director of Communications for the Coalition for Radical Life Extension ( and People Unlimited (, an organization dedicated to radical life extension and physical immortality with its headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ. He has spoken on the subject of physical immortality throughout the US and internationally.