Michelle Ephraim grew up in Washington D.C. and attended Tufts University (B.A., English and History), Oxford University (St. Catherine’s College), and The University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.A. and Ph.D., English). She’s Associate Professor of English at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she teaches courses on Shakespeare, early modern literature, and creative writing. She lives in Boston with her husband and four children.


She’s the co-author, along with fellow Shakespeare professor Caroline Bicks (Boston College), of Shakespeare, Not Stirred: Cocktails for Your Everyday Dramas (Perigee/Penguin, September 2015).