Anne Elezabeth Pluto was born in the Bronx and grew up in Brooklyn. She is Professor of Literature and Theatre at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA where she is the artistic director of the Oxford Street Players. She was a member of the Boston small press scene in the late 1980s and the editor of Oak Square Magazine. She started Commonthought Magazine at Lesley 26 years ago. Her chapbook The Frog Princess was published by White Pine Press. She has been a participant at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 2005 and 2006. Her most recent publication is Lubbock Electric, available from the U.K.ís Argotist Editions. She lives in Boston with her family.