Paul Gutjahr (PhD, University of Iowa, 1996) is an associate professor of English and adjunct associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. His specialized field of research is the history of publishing and literacy in the United States. He has written extensively on the production of the English Bible in America. He is the author of An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States, 1777–1880 (Stanford University Press, 1999), the co-editor of Illuminating Letters: Essays on Typography and Literary Interpretation (University of Massachusetts Press, 2001), and an anthology titled Popular American Literature of the Nineteenth Century (Oxford University Press, 2001).