Individual Author Record
Name: James PurdyPen Name: None Genre: Born: 1914 in Hicksville, OH Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPurdy attended the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn in Hicksville, Ohio, James Purdy was raised in Findlay, Ohio. His family moved there when he was about five years old. He attended Bowling Green State College (now Bowling Green State University), the University of Chicago and the University of Puebla in Mexico.While he was a gay man, Purdy consistently rejected identity politics and defining oneself according to one's sexuality.
''On Glory's Course'', Penguin, 1985''63: Dream Palace, Selected Stories, 1956-1987'', Black Sparrow Press, 1991''Eustace Chisholm and the Works'', Carroll & Graf, 2005''Color of Darkness: Eleven Stories and a Novella'', Greenwood, 1975''Narrow Rooms (Gay Modern Classics Series)'', LPC Group, 1985''I Am Elijah Thrush (American Crisis)'', Gay Men's Press, 1985''Moe's Villa and Other Stories'', Carroll & Graf, 2004''The Candles of Your Eyes'', City Lights Publishers , 1991''In a Shallow Grave'', City Lights Publishers, 2001''Garments the Living Wear '', City Lights Publishers, 2001