Lynn Wermers is a professor and the chair of the Computer Science Department at North Shore Community College in Massachusetts. She also coordinates the computer applications courses for the Verizon Next Step program, and serves as a math consultant for the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Northeastern University.Jeffrey Lewis is an American author whose most influential and wildly popular writing went unread by his many devoted fans and supporters. Instead, they watched Hill Street Blues in their millions. He has won a string of awards for his novels including the Independent Publishers Gold Medal for Literary Fiction. He has also received two Emmy Awards and the Writer's Guild Award for his work as a television writer and producer.