Some Shakespeare fans have long suspected that the Bard had some help with a few of his plays but it’s now official. The Huffington Post reports that “Christopher Marlowe …, has been credited as a co-author on a new edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published by Oxford University Press. Marlowe will be listed as co-writer of the three “Henry VI” plays…
The publisher estimates that up to 17 of Shakespeare’s plays weren’t lone works of genius, but brilliant collaborations. Which, in a way, makes their timelessness that much more laudable…”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.