Lee A. Jacobus is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Connecticut and the author/editor of popular English and drama textbooks, among them The Bedford Introduction to Drama (Bedford/St. Martin’s) and The Longman Anthology of American Drama. He has written scholarly books on Paradise Lost, the works of John Cleveland, and the works of Shakespeare, including Shakespeare and the Dialectic of Certainty. Jacobus is a playwright, fiction author, and blogger. Two of his plays — Fair Warning and Long Division — were produced in New York by the American Theater of Actors, and Dance Therapy, three one-act plays, was produced in New York at Where Eagles Dare Theatre. His recent book of short stories, Volcanic Jesus, is set in Hawaii.