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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


Overholser, Wayne D. (1906-1996) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_D._Overholser


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.


Palmer, Raymond A(rthur) (1910-1977) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/palmer_raymond_a


Palmer, (Charles) Stuart (Hunter) (1905-1968) (stories)
Born in Baraboo, Wisconsin.


Parker, Maude [i.e., Maude Louise Parker Child Pavenstedt] (1892-1959) (stories)
Born in Galveston, Texas; attended University of Wisconsin; first married to Richard Washburn Child, and was with Child when he was Ambassador to Italy in the 1920s; then married lawyer Edmund W. Pavenstedt; died in New York City.


Parkhill, Forbes (1892-1974) (stories)
Born and lived in Denver; died in San Diego.


Parkhurst, H(arry) L(emon) V(ictor) (1876-1962) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Parkhurst.html


Parmer, Charles (Brower) (1893-1958) (stories)
Editor and reporter, born in Nashville, Tennessee; died in Alexandria, Virginia; editor, reporter and radio broadcaster.


Patten, William George (1866-1945) (stories)
Author of numerous “Frank Merriwell” novels under the pseudonym “Burt L. Standish.” Born in Corinna, Maine; died in Vista, California. Note: Patten was born William George Patten and is carried that way in some bibliographies.


Paul, Frank R(udolph) (1884-1963) (art)
See pulpartists.com/PF.html


Paust, Gil(bert Harry) (1912-1988) (stories)
Free-lance writer and the 14th editor of Adventure magazine. An expert on outdoor sports such as hunting and fishing, and also knowledgeable about aeronautics. His claim to hold a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University cannot be substantiated. Born in and resident of Yonkers, New York. Like Alden Norton before him and Bruce Cassiday after him, Gil Paust contributed prolifically to Adventure, but because he used a number of pseudonyms, his contributions are not realized.


Payne, Stephen (1888-1970) (stories)
Prolific writer of westerns. Born in North Park, Colorado; died in Denver, Colorado (?).


Peach, Arthur Wallace (1886-1956) (stories)
Poet. Essayist, novelist, teacher. Born and resident in Vermont.


Peacock, Wilbur Scott (1915-1979) (stories)
Editor, writer of short stories and television scripts. Born in Kansas; died in Los Angeles, California.


Peake, Elmore E(lliott) (1871-1930) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7943818


Pearsall, Robert J. (fl. 1900s-1930s) (stories)
Traveller, writer, later affiliated with the WPA. Born in Michigan; lived in Tacoma, Washington.


Pearson, George (fl. 1910s-1920s) (stories)
Perhaps the English writer, producer and director of motion pictures (1875-1973).


Peck, A. G. (fl. 1920s-1930s) (art)
Born in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.


Peck, Henry J(arvis) (1880-1964) (art)
Born in Galesburg, Illinois; lived in Warren, Rhode Island.


Peery, James Robert (1900-1954) (stories)
Born in Mississippi; served in U.S. Army’s Signal and Intelligence Divisions in WWI; worked in banking and cotton before settling into journalism; published two mainstream novels under his real name.


Pégoud, Adolph (Célestin) (1889-1915) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe_P%C3%A9goud


Pégoud, Adolphe (Célestin) (1889-1915) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe_P%C3%A9goud


Pelley, William Dudley (1890-1965) (stories)
Author, journalist, editor and writer. Founder of Fascist organization, the Silver Shirts. Convicted of sedition during World War II and served eight years of a fifteen year sentence. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts; lived in Asheville, North Carolina; died in Noblesville, Indiana.


Pendexter, Hugh (1875-1940) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/04/hugh-pendexter.html


Pendray, [Dr.] G(eorge) Edward (1901-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pendray_g_edward


Periconi, Domingo F(rancesco Mario) (1883-1940) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Periconi.html


Perkins, Kenneth (Taylor) (1890-1951) (stories)
Author and playwright. Born in Kodia Kanal, India; educated at University of California; died in Los Angeles, California.


Perry, Clay [i.e., Clair Willard Perry] (1887-1961) (stories)
Author, editor, journalist, expert on paper. Born in Badger (some sources say Waupaca) Wisconsin; died in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.


Perry, Ralph R. (1895-?) (stories)
Naval man and traveller; not to be confused with Ralph Barton Perry (1876-1957).


Perry, Steve(n Carl) (1947- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/perry_steve


Perry, Tyline [Mrs. Ralph D. Perry] (1897-1978) (stories)
Born in Brownwood, Texas.


Pershing, [General] John J(oseph) “Black Jack” (1860-1948) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_J._Pershing


Petersen, Herman (1893-1973) (stories)
Born in Utica, N.Y.; writer for the pulps; worked for Utica newspapers; was a postmaster in Poolville, N.Y.


Peterson, David McKelvey (1884-1919) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_McKelvey_Peterson


Peterson, Margaret [i.e., Margaret Ann Peterson Fisher] (1883-1933) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/peterson_margaret


Pettee, (Walter) Clinton (1872-1937) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Pettee.html


Pettee, F(lorence) M(ae) (1885-1966) (stories)
Born in Spencer, Massachusetts; died in Foxborough, Massachusetts.


Phelps, Pauline (Isabel) [Mrs. Connerd Short] (1870-1963) (stories)
Born in Connecticut.


Philips, (John) Austin (Drury) (1875-1947) (stories)
Born in Lewisham; educated at Malvern College; with investigation branch and surveying staff of Postal Service; dramatist and author.


Philips, Judson (Pentecost) (1903-1989) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/philips_judson_p


Phillips, Alexander M(oore) (1907-1970) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_alexander_m


Phillips, James Atlee (1915-1991) (stories) (assoc.)
Novelist and screenwriter. Born in Texas.


Phillips, Michael J(ames) (1876-?) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_michael_j


Phillips, Roland (Ashford) (1883-?) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_roland_ashford


Phillpotts, (Henry) Eden (1862-1960) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillpotts_eden


Pierce, Frank(lin) Richardson (1887-1966) (stories) (assoc.)
Writer. Born in Greenfield, Massachusetts; died in Washington (?).


Pike, Zebulon (Montgomery) (1779-1813) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebulon_Pike


Pinkerton, Kathrene (Gedney) (1887-1967) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/06/kathrene-and-robert-pinkerton-husband.html


Pinkerton, Robert E(ugene) (1882-1970) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/06/kathrene-and-robert-pinkerton-husband.html


Pinto, K. T. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.ktpinto.com


Pious, R(obert) S(avon) (1908-1983) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Pious.html


Piper, Edgar (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Not to be confused with Indiana author Edgar Bramwell Piper (1865-1928).


Pirie, [Sir] George (Clark) (1896-1980) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Pirie_(RAF_officer)


Pitt, Chart(ly Artell) (1878-1966) (stories)
Born in Portage County, Wisconsin; contributed short stories, novelettes and verse to many newspapers and periodicals in the U.S. and abroad; member of Washington State legislature; died in Mukito, Washington.


Pitt, Stanley (John Joseph) (1925-2002) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Pitt


Pitt, William (?-1840) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Pitt_(ship-builder)


Pladwell, E(dgar) S(pencer) (1884-1964) (stories)
Journalist and writer. Probably born in Oregon (one source says Brooklyn, New York); lived in Oakland, California.


Plaisted, (Charles) Max(well) (1902-1956) (stories) (assoc.)
See pulpartists.com/Plaisted.html


Platt, Agnes (Edwards) Rothery (1887-1954) (stories)
See www.holisticpage.com.au/the-old-coast-road-from-boston-to-plymouth-illustrated-edition-dodo-press-agnes-edwards/9781409974437


Poate, Ernest M(arsh) (1884-1935) (stories)
Born on a ship in the Indian Ocean; died in Southern Pines, North Carolina; psychiatrist, attorney and author.


Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe


Pogue, L(loyd) Welch (1899-2003) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._Welch_Pogue


Pohl, Frederik (George, Jr.) (1919-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pohl_frederik


Pollexfen, Claire D. (1884-1974) (stories)
Born Dorothy Clair Pollexfen in Ormskirk, England; died as Dorothy Claire Cooper in Eastbourne.


Pollock, Channing (1880-1946) (stories)
Born in Washington, D.C.; journalist and playwright; drama critic; contributed stories and articles to leading magazines.


Pollock, Frank Lillie (1876-1957) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pollock_frank_lillie


Poole, Reginald Heber (1885-1959) (stories)
Born in Northwich; author, editor, and journalist.


Pope, Christine (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See christinepope.com


Pope, Jessie (1868-1941) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_Pope


Porges, Arthur (1915-2006) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porges_arthur


Porges, Irwin (1909-1998) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porges_irwin


Post, Wiley (1898-1935) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiley_Post


Powell, Talmage (1920-2000) (stories) (assoc.)
Novelist and short story writer. Born in Hendersonville, North Carolina; lived in Asheville, North Carolina.


Powers, Stefanie [born Stefanie Zofya Paul] (1942- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefanie_Powers


Pratt, Ambrose (Goddard Hesketh) (1874-1944) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pratt_ambrose



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