About the Author
Gilbert Wesley Purdy’s formal training is in Electrical Engineering and Operations. He is presently a freelance writer and the Review Editor of the online journal Eclectica Magazine. He has published poetry, prose and translation (from Italian, Spanish and Latin) in many journals, paper and electronic, including: Jacket Magazine; Poetry International (San Diego State University); The Georgia Review (University of Georgia); Grand Street, SLANT (University of Central Arkansas); The Evansville Review (University of Evansville); Consciousness Literature and the Arts (University of Wales, Aberystwyth); Orbis (UK); and Valparaiso Poetry Review.
In December 2013, Mr. Purdy released an Amazon Kindle book entitled: Edward De Vere was Shake-speare: at long last, the proof. Since then he has also published Was Shake-speare Gay? Straight Male Scholarly Angst and Shake-speare's Sonnets and Henry David Thoreau and Two Other Autistic Lives: before the diagnosis existed. He is presently hard at work on a novel and several other non-fiction projects.