PURDY, James. American, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Novellas/Short stories. Publications: Don't Call Me by My Right Name and Other Stories, 1956; 63: Dream Palace (in UK as 63: Dream Palace: A Novella and Nine Stories), 1956; Color of Darkness: Eleven Stories and a Novella, 1957; Malcolm, 1959; The Nephew, 1960; Children Is All (stories and plays), 1962; Cracks (play), 1963; Cabot Wright Begins, 1964; Eustace Chisholm and the Works, 1967; An Oyster Is a Wealthy Beast (stories and poetry), 1967; Mr. Evening: A Story and Nine Poems, 1968; On the Rebound: A Story and Nine Poems, 1970; Jeremy's Version: Part One of Sleepers in Moon-Crowned Valleys, 1970; Part Two: The House of the Solitary Maggot, 1974; The Running Sun (poetry), 1971; I Am Elijah Thrust, 1972; Sunshine Is an Only Child (poetry), 1973; In a Shallow Grave, 1976; A Day After the Fair (anthology), 1977; Narrow Rooms, 1978; Lessons and Complaints (poems), 1978; Two Plays, 1979; Proud Flesh, 1980; Mourners Below, 1981; The Berry Picker, and Scrap of Paper (plays), 1981; In the Night of Time and Four Other Plays, 1982; Kitty Blue, a Fairy Tale, 1983; (author of intro.) Weymouth Sands, by John Cowper Powys, 1984; On Glory's Course, 1984; The Candles of Your Eyes (story), 1985; Don't Let the Snow Fall (poem) and Dawn (story), 1985; In the Hollow of His Hand, 1986; The Candles of Your Eyes: 14 Collected Stories, 1987; Garments the Living Wear, 1989; Collected Poems, 1990; Out with the Stars, 1992; Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue (novel), 1997; Moe's Villa & Other Stories, 2000. Address: 236 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, U.S.A.