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Morey, Walt(er Nelson) (1907- ) (stories)
A writer best known for his animal stories such as Gentle Ben (1965) and Kavik, the Wolf Dog (1968). He was born in Hoquiam, Washington.


Morgan, Bassett; pseudonym of Grace Jones (1884-1977) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/bassett-morgan.html


Morgan, Howard E(lmer) (1892?-1933) (stories)
Writer of westerns and animal stories. Born in Unionville, Connecticut; died in Hartsdale, New York.


Moroso, John A(ntonio) (1874-1957) (stories)
Born in Charleston, South Carolina; graduate of South Carolina Military Academy; author, criminologist, newspaperman and playwright; assistant city editor of the New York American; reporter for William Randolph Hearst and for the New York Times; died in upstate New York.


Morphy, Edward A. (1867-?) (stories)
Writer, editor of the San Francisco Argonaut. Born in Killarney, Ireland.


Morris, Edwin Bateman (1881-1971) (stories)
See www.imdb.com/name/nm0606514/


Morris, T. J. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.smashwords.com/profile/view/MorrisTJ


Moses, Kingsley (1890?-?) (stories)
Journalist, editor, spent time abroad. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; lived in East Hampton, New York.


Moskowitz, Sam(uel Martin) (1920-1997) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/moskowitz_sam


Mott, Lawrence [i.e., Jordan Lawrence Mott, IV] (1881-1931) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Mott


Mott, William Michael (fl. 1990s-2010s) (art)
See www.mottimorphic.com


Mowery, William Byron (1899-1957) (stories)
Teacher, naturalist and novelist. Born in Adelphia, Ohio; on faculty at University of Illinois, then became full time writer, with more than 450 published stories, screenwriter.


Mulford, Clarence E(dward) (1883-1956) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_E._Mulford


Mulford, (Mitchell) Stockton (1886-1960) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Mulford.html


Mulkey, L(utella) Lindley (1893-1971) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/memorial/172019211/lutella-mulkey


Mullen, Stanley (1911-1973) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mullen_stanley


Mumford, Ethel Watts [i.e., Ethel Watts Mumford Grant] (1873-1940) (stories)
Playwright, poet, novelist. Born and died in New York City.


Mundy, Talbot; pseudonym of William Lancaster Gribbon (1879-1940) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mundy_talbot


Munsey, Frank A(ndrew) (1854-1925) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/munsey_frank_a


Murphy, C(ornelius) A(nthony) (1898-1984) (art)
See pulpartists.com/MurphyCA.html


Murphy, H(enry) C(ruse, Jr.) (1886-1931) (art)
See pulpartists.com/MurphyHC.html


Murray, James V. (fl. 1910s) (stories)
A James V. Murray (1870-1942) operated a motor boat in New York State.


Murray, Thomas J. (fl. 1910s-1940s) (stories)
Perhaps educator Thomas Jefferson Murray (1891-1961).


Murray, Will(iam Patrick) (1953- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/murray_will


Musick, Edwin (Charles) (1894-1938) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Musick


Myers, E(ugene) C(harles) (1978- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._C._Myers


Nafziger, Ray(mond Earl) (1895-1946) (stories)
lived in New Mexico and California; died September 12, 1946 in a Denver Hospital.


Nahté, Ethan (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See nahteboy.tripod.com/production/nahte.html


Nanovic, John L(eonard) (1906-2001) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nanovic_john_l


Nason, (Allan) Leonard H(astings) (1895-1970) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/leonard-h-nason-soldier-writer.html


Naylor, Percy E. ({c}1885-?) (stories)
From Oakland, California.


Nebel, (Louis) Frederick (1903-1967) (stories)
Born in New York City; contributed fiction to magazines.


Neely, Esther Jane (1915-1987) (stories)
Died in San Diego, California.


Neidig, William J(onathan) (1870-1955) (stories)
Born in Iowa; taught English at Stanford and U. of Wisconsin before becoming a freelance writer.


Neilson, Robert S. (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See bobneilson.org


Nelson, Ralph (1885-1953) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Nelson.html


Nelson, Robert (William) (1912-1935) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/robert-nelson.html


New, Clarence Herbert (1862-1933) (stories)
Born in New York City; construction engineer; foreign correspondent; contributor to leading magazines.


Newbury, De Witt (1888-1967) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/de-witt-newbury.html


Newell, Audrey (1899-1983) (stories)
Born in New York; died in Palm Beach, Florida.


Newsom, J(ohn) D(immock) (1893?-1954) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2013/07/john-d-newsom-obituary-in-new-york.html


Newton, Douglas; pseudonym of Wilfrid Bernard M. Newton (1884-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/newton_w_douglas


Newton, Wilfrid Bernard M(ichael) (1884-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/newton_w_douglas


Nicholas, John (fl. 1930s-1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nicholas_john


Nichols, I. M. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
A woman writer; perhaps philanthropist Isabel McIlhenny Nichols (d. 1941), although this is improbable. From Fenville, Michigan.


Nichols, Ruth R(owland) (1901-1960) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Rowland_Nichols


Nichols, W(illiam) T(heophilus) (1863-1931) (stories)
Born in Cincinnati, graduated from Yale University, managing editor of the Manchester Union. Died in Manchester, New Hampshire.


Nickels, Samuel H(enderson) (1883-1950) (stories)
Born in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Owned a ranch in Carrizozo, New Mexico. Wrote pulp-fiction western short stories to contribute to the family’s income. He was also a gifted musician, capable of playing multiple instruments.


Nicolson, John (1891-1951) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Nicolson_(artist)


Noble, George (?-1937) (stories)
Editor of the Boston Globe. Died in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Not to be confused with Sir George Noble (d. 1937) or George Bernard Noble (1892-1972).


Norman, James; pseudonym of James Norman Schmidt (1912-1983) (stories)
See www.ruemorguepress.com/authors/norman.html


Norman, Noel Wilson (1901-1981) (stories)
Born in Tasmania.


Norton, Alden H(olmes) (1903-1987) (stories)
Author and 13th editor of Adventure magazine. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts; died in Brooklyn, New York. Norton contributed prolifically to Adventure, but he did so under a number of pseudonyms.


Norton, Frank H(enry) (1836-1921) (stories)
Born in Hingham, Massachusetts; a journalist.


Norton, Henry A. “Hal” [i.e., Henry M. Norton] (1906-1975) (stories)
See archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv64996


Norton, Roy (E.) (1869-1942) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/roy-norton-man-who-died-twice.html


Noville, [Lieut. Commander] G(eorge) O(tto) (1890-1963) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Otto_Noville


Oblinger, Michael M. (fl. 1920s-1950s) (stories)
Although there appears to be an M.D. by this name in Virginia.


Oboler, Arch(ie) (1909-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oboler_arch


O’Brien, Brian (fl. 1930s-1960s) (stories)
Probably a pseudonym, and not to be confused with the expert on optics and very high speed photography Brian O’Brien (1898-?). In any case, lived in Hawleyville, Connecticut.


O’Brien, David Wright (1918-1944) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_david_wright


O’Brien, (Michael) Fitz-James (1828-1862) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_fitz-james


O’Brien, Howard Vincent (1888-1947) (stories)
Born in Chicago; graduate of Yale University, literary editor of the Chicago Daily Times; died in Evanston, Illinois.


Offutt, Andrew J(efferson, V) (1934-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/offutt_andrew_j


O’Flaherty, Liam (1896-1984) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_O%27Flaherty


Ogilvie, Will(iam) H(enry) (1869-1963) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Ogilvie


Oglesby, W(illiam) H. Ellis (1966- ) (stories)
Freelance writer in Atlanta, Georgia.


Oliphant, Ronald (1884-1968) (stories)
See freespace.virgin.net/audrey.parnhamandco/Bhe/Laurie1.htm


Olmsted, Harry F(rancis) (1889-1970) (stories)
Born August 10, 1889 in Los Angeles; worked as a civil engineer before turning to fiction; claimed to have sold 1200 stories; died April 2, 1970 in Riverside, California.


O’Mahony, Charles Kingston (1884-1944) (stories)
Born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland; educated in Dublin; author and journalist.


O’Neail, N(orbert) J(ames) (1898-1972) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2012/03/nj-oneail-1898-1972.html


Onions, (George) Oliver (1873-1961) (stories)
Changed his name legally to George Oliver in 1918, but continued to write as Oliver Onions.


Oppenheim, E(dward) Phillips (1866-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oppenheim_e_phillips


Orban, Paul (1896-1974) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Orban.html


Orczy, Baroness (Emmuska) [i.e., Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Barstow, Baroness Orczy] (1865-1947) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroness_Emma_Orczy


Osborne, (Samuel) Duffield (1858-1917) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/osborne_duffield


Osborne, William Hamilton (1873-1942) (stories)
See www.jerseyhistory.org/findingaid.php?aid=1137


Ostrander, Isabel [i.e., Isabella Egenton Ostrander Lamb] (1883-1924) (stories)
Born in New York City.


O’Sullivan, William (fl. 1900s-1960s) (stories)
probably a house pseudonym.


Otis, James; pseudonym of James Otis Kaler (1848-1912) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/otis_james


Ouse, David (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See zenithcity.com/author/davo


Owen, Dean; pseudonym of Dudley Dean McGaughey (1909-1986) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/owen_dean


Owen, Frank (1893-1968) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2015/06/frank-owen-1893-1968.html


Oxenham, John; pseudonym of William Dunkerley (1852-1941) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oxenham_john


Packard, Frank (Lucius) (1877-1942) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/packard_frank_l


Paddock, Jilly (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/author/show/5624332.Jilly_Paddock


Page, Norvell W(ooten) (1904-1961) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/page_norvell_w


Paine, Lauran (Bosworth) (1916-2001) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/paine_lauran


Painton, Frederick C. (1896?-1945) (stories) (assoc.)
Writer, war correspondent. Died in Guam.


Palmer, Delos, Jr. (1890-1960) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Palmer.html


Palmer, Frederick (1873-1958) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Palmer_(journalist)


Palmer, John F. Joseph (1874?-1928?) (stories)
Born in Quebec, Canada.



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