In his newest play, Jake Shore examines the intellectualization of murder in higher education.
Jake Shore is an award-winning playwright whose play entitled Holy Moly premiered at The Flea Theater in 2016 and was simultaneously released with its tandem novel, A Country for Fibbing. Broadwayworld states "The debut and simultaneous release of Holy Moly and A Country for Fibbing, an innovative multimedia experience, marks the first time a play with a correlating novel have been simultaneously released in the United States." Shore’s play The Devil is on The Loose with an Axe in Marshalltown was listed in Playbill's '13 Shows Not to Miss Off-Broadway August 1-16, 2017.' His play Down the Mountain and Across the Stream won the Overall Excellence in Playwriting Award at the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival. Shore’s short stories have been published by Hobart, Litro, Ginosko Literary Journal, Eunoia Review, Soft Cartel, New American Legends, The Pitkin Review and others. He is currently the Director of the Academic Advisement Center at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, where he also teaches.