Joanne E. Gates writes and teaches in Alabama. Her biography of Elizabeth Robins is now released in paperback.
In addition to her biography of Elizabeth Robins, she has published poetry, book and theatre reviews. For over thirty years, Dr. Gates taught Shakespeare and Women's Literature. Her biography of Robins won the Elizabeth Agee Prize from the University of Alabama Press when it was accepted in 1991. It is now released in paperback. Her numerous conference papers are in the process of being posted at digitalcommons.jsu.edu.