- Managing Director
JACOB STRAUTMANN is Managing Director of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre where he also assists in running the MFA Playwriting Program at Boston University. He teaches an Introduction to Creative Writing course to BU undergraduates every fall and spring semester, as well as a Playwriting course every spring. Originally from West Virginia, he received his MA in Creative Writing from Boston University in 2000. Since then, he has called Boston Playwrights’ Theatre his home. His poems have appeared in The Harlequin, Poetry Northeast, The Boston Globe, The Appalachian Journal, Agni Online, and Salamander Magazine where he is a contributing editor. He is currently completing his manuscript of poems, The Land of the Dead is Open for Business.