Karen Henry is the Editorial Director for English and Publisher of Literature and Music at Bedford/St. Martin's. She earned her B. A. in English at Oberlin and her Ph.D. at Tufts with a dissertation on "The Mirror in Shakespeare." Karen has an interest in contemporary performance and music, having co-founded the Boston Theater Group, and she continues to write and perform with Row Twelve Contemporary Music Ensemble. Current interests include saving the humanities, literature in particular.