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Donna N. Murphy
About the Author

Donna N. Murphy specializes in researching and writing about the authorship of anonymous pieces and works of suspect authorship written during the English Renaissance. She has contributed numerous articles to the Oxford University Press journal Notes & Queries, and was co-winner of the Hoffman Prize in 2010 for her work on Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Nashe, and the authorship of anonymous plays.

Read about the
English Renaissance-related books and articles she has written. She recently published the second, revised edition of The Marlowe-Shakespeare Continuum: Christopher Marlowe and the Authorship of Early Shakespeare and Anonymous Plays.

She also wrote a fast-paced yet philosophical novel, and a series of articles based on the classics for a community newspaper. To learn more, click here.

Until recently she was employed as a Management Analyst at the Dept. of State in Washington, D.C.  She has worked as an economist in both the public and private sectors, including during 2013-2014 at U.S. Embassy Seoul
 as an Economic Officer. 

Donna writes a blog
 about her adventures at home and abroad.

She enjoys creating
slideshows about countries in which she has lived or traveled.

Donna reached the highest level of Toastmasters, Distinguished Toastmaster, in 2015. She was the founding president of the KOR-US Toastmasters Club, a sponsor of The Speaker's Lounge Toastmasters Club, and past V.P. Membership of the Itaewon Toastmasters Club.
 She recently was V.P. Education for the Stately Speakers Toastmasters Club, and Secretary for the Reston Herndon Toastmasters Club. She has given various speeches.

Donna has participated in various book clubs. Here are some of her general 
book recommendations.

Over the course of years, she has collected treasure chests full of  
nuggets of wit and wisdom

Contact Donna at mrphydn@gmail.com.

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