Jane Mushabac is co-author with Angela Wigan of A Short and Remarkable History of New York City, which the American Association of University Presses selected as one of the best university press books of 2000. Mushabac’s dramatic narrative, Mazal Bueno: A Portrait in Song of the Spanish Jews, was broadcast on National Public Radio, and an excerpt, “Joya Gormezano,” appeared in Tovah Feldshuh’s off-Broadway show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind!, which toured widely and was performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York in 2004. Mushabac’s writing has been published in the Village Voice, Midstream, Modern Philology and other periodicals, and in anthologies. She has a M.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from City University of New York, where she is a professor of English.