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Barry, Richard (Hayes) (1881-1958) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/barry_richard


Barrymore, John [born John Sidney Blyth] (1882-1942) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Barrymore


Barton, George (1866-1940) (stories)
Author, journalist and historian. Born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Bassett, Gary John (1948-2018) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Strike


Bates, Harry [i.e., Hiram Gilmore Bates, III] (1900-1981) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bates_harry


Bates, Katherine Lee (1859-1929) (stories)
Author and educator best known for poem “America the Beautiful.” Born in Falmouth, Massachusetts; died in Wellesley, Massachusetts.


Batson, Alfred (1899-1977) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/alfred-batson-soldier-journalist-author.html


Batten, H(arry) Mortimer (1888-1958) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/h-mortimer-batten.html


Baumhofer, Walter M(artin) (1904-1987) (stories) (art) (assoc.)
See pulpartists.com/BW2.html


Bayley, (T.) Donovan (1881-1939) (stories)
Writer. Born in Sheffield, England; lived in Kent, England.


Beach, Rex (Ellingwood) (1877-1949) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rex_Beach


Beadle, Charles (1881-?) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Beadle


Beall, C(ecil) C(alvert) (1892-1967) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._C._Beall


Beaman, Ardern (Arthur Hulme) (1886-1950) (stories)
Born in India.


Beames, John (1889-?) (stories)
Writer. Born in Mussoorie, Bengal, India; lived in Canada.


Bean, Judge Roy [i.e., Phantly Roy Bean, Jr.] ({c}1825-1903) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Bean


Beard, Wolcott LeClear (1867-1937) (stories)
Engineer, adventurer and author. Born and died in New York City.


Bechdolt, Frederick R(itchie) (1874-1950) (stories)
Author of western fiction. Born in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania; died in Carmel, California.


Bechdolt, Jack [i.e., John Ernest Bechdolt] (1884-1954) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bechdolt_jack


Beck, Claire P. (1919-1999) (stories)
See www.joshuablubuhs.com/blog/category/claire-beck


Beck, L(ily) Adams [born Eliza Louisa Moresby] ({c}1862-1931) (stories)
Married Edward Western Hodgkinson, then Ralph Coker Adams Beck; died in Kyoto, Japan; probate record gives her name as Eliza Louisa Moresby Beck.


Becke, (George) Louis (1855-1913) (stories)
Born in Port Macquarie, New South Wales; son of an English trader; went to sea at 14; returned to Australia and worked as a journalist in Sydney; came to Britain in 1896 and became a literary celebrity; returned to Australia and died destitute in Sydney.


Bedford, (George) Randolph (1868-1941) (stories)
Born in Sydney, Australia; author and legislator.


Bedford-Jones, H(enry James O’Brien) (1887-1949) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bedford-jones_h


Bedwell, Harry (Chester) (1888-1955) (stories)
American railroad man, telegrapher and author.


Beeding, Francis; pseudonym of John Palmer (1885-1944) & Hilary St. George Saunders (1898-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beeding_francis


Begbie, Arundel (Sinclair) (1866-1954) (stories)
Served in the Army in India; became Lieutenant-Colonel; once editor of the Indiaman, a weekly review of Indian affairs published in London. Father of Ian Mars Begbie.


Begbie, Ian Mars (1900-1963) (stories)
Son of Arundel (Sinclair) Begbie.


Belarski, Rudolph (1900-1983) (stories) (art) (assoc.)
See pulpartists.com/BR.html


Bell, J(ohn) J(oy) (1871-1934) (stories)
Born in Glasgow; journalist.


Bellem, Robert Leslie (1902-1968) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Leslie_Bellem


Bender, Charles Albert (1884-1954) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Bender


Benjamin, Jay Wilmer [i.e., Joseph Wilmer Benjamin, III] (1902-1977) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2011/11/jay-wilmer-benjamin-1902-1977.html


Bennett, Charles Dana (1903-1987) (stories)
See www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/manuscripts/MS239.html


Bennett, Christopher L. (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See home.fuse.net/ChristopherLBennett


Bennett, James W(illiam) (1891-1973) (stories)
Born in Mitchell, Indiana; poet, journalist and writer; worked in legal department of U.S. Food Administration, 1918; vice consul to Shanghai, China, 1918-1919, and to Sydney, Australia, 1919; lecturer on short story writing at university in Shanghai, 1922-23; lived in Redlands, California.


Bennett, (William) Rolf (1882-1971) (stories)
Author. Born in London, England; lived in Essex, England.


Bensen, Andrew (A.) (1902-?) (art)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2012/02/andrew-bensen-1902.html


Benson, E(dward) F(rederic) (1867-1940) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/benson_e_f


Bercovici, Konrad (1882-1961) (stories)
Rumanian-born author, resident in U.S. from 1916. Born in Bralia, Rumania; died in New York City.


Bercovici, Leonardo (1908-1995) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_Bercovici


Beresford, Leslie [born Charles Beresford Painter, name assumed in 1910] (1878-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beresford_leslie


Berger, (Julius) David (1906-1982) (art)
See pulpartists.com/BD.html


Bergey, Earle K(ulp) (1901-1952) (stories) (art)
See pulpartists.com/BE.html


Berlin, Irving [born Israel Beilin] (1888-1989) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irving_Berlin


Bernard, David; pseudonym of David Goudsward (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See goudsward.com/dave/index.htm


Berry, (Roderick) Bryan (1930-1966) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/11/bryan-berry.html


Berry, Don (George) (1932-2001) (stories)
See www.historylink.org/File/10386


Berthoud, Ferdinand (fl. 1920s-1940s) (stories)
Perhaps a pseudonym using the name of the noted French clockmaker (1727-1807).


Bertin, Jack; pseudonym of Giovanni Bertignono (1904-1963) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bertin_jack


Bester, Alfred (1913-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bester_alfred


Betancourt, John Gregory (1963- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/betancourt_john_gregory


Bettany, George (Kernahan Gwynne) (1891-1949) (stories)
Born in London; died in Southend, Essex, England.


Betts, Matt(hew) (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See zombiewrangler.blogspot.co.uk


Beyer, William Gray (fl. 1930s-1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beyer_william_gray


Beyers, Meredith (D.) [née Sleep] (1899-1996) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2018/11/meredith-beyers-1899-1996-part-one.html


Beynon, Howard B. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Probably Canadian.


Biddle, Charles J(ohn) (1890-1972) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_J._Biddle_(aviator)


Bierce, Ambrose (Gwinnett) (1842-1914?) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Bierce


Binder, Eando; joint pseudonym of Earl Binder (1904-1965) & Otto O. Binder (1911-1974) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/binder_eando


Bindloss, Harold (Edward) (1866-1945) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Edward_Bindloss


Binns, Ottwell (1872-1935) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/binns_ottwell


Bird, Will(iam) R(ichard) (1891-1984) (stories)
See www.mta.ca/library/will_bird_bibliography/index.html


Birkenhead, Lord [i.e., Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead] (1872-1930) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._E._Smith,_1st_Earl_of_Birkenhead


Birkinshaw, Frank (Thornton) (1898-1949) (stories)
Husband of Margaret Jepson Birkinshaw; father of Fay Weldon.


Birkinshaw, Margaret Jepson (1907-2003) (stories)
Daughter of Edgar (Alfred) Jepson; wife of Frank Birkinshaw; mother of Fay Weldon.


Birney, Herman Hoffman (Jr.) (1891-1958) (stories)
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; amateur archaeologist; author of western novels; died in Florence, Alabama.


Bishop, Curtis (Kent) (1912-1967) (stories)
Author. Born in Tennessee, died in Texas.


Bishop, Harry G(ore) (1874-1934) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Gore_Bishop


Bishop, Julia (Virginia Phifer) Truitt (1852-1931) (stories)
Born in Mansfield, Louisiana; died in Birmingham, Alabama.


Bissell, Clayton (Lawrence) (1896-1972) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_Lawrence_Bissell


Bisson, Frank [i.e., William Francis Legros Bisson] (1894-1956) (stories)
Born in Lancashire, England; died in British Columbia, Canada; served in merchant navy.


Bixby, (Drexel) Jerome (Lewis) (1923-1998) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bixby_jerome


Bjorklund, Larry F. [i.e., Lorence Ferdinand Bjorklund] (1913-1978) (art)
See pulpartists.com/BJorklund.html


Black, (Josephine) E(lizabeth) Best [i.e., Josephine Elizabeth Best Black Kelley] (1894-1976) (stories)
Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania; married R(obert) Jere Black in 1920; later married Theron Lowden Kelley; died in Monterey, California.


Black, Pansy E(llen Beach) (1890-1957) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/black_pansy_e


Black, R(obert) Jere (Jr.) (1892-1953) (stories)
Born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; was gassed while serving in France with the American Expeditionary Force in WWI and suffered ill health thereafter; died in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. His wife was E(lizabeth) Best Black.


Blackburn, Tom W. [i.e., Thomas Wakefield Blackburn, II] (1913-1992) (stories)
Author of western novels and resident in Burbank, California. Not to be confused with the English poet Thomas Blackburn.


Blackledge, W(illiam) J(ames) (1886-1948) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/william-james-blackledge.html


Blackwood, Algernon (Henry) (1869-1951) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Blackwood


Blade, Alexander; house pseudonym (fl. 1940s-1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blade_alexander


Blake, (Francis William) Stacey (1873-1964) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blake_stacey


Blake, William (1757-1827) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake


Blakeslee, Frederick M(anley) (1898-1973) (stories) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Blakeslee.html


Blalock, H. David (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.thrankeep.com


Bleiler, Everett F(ranklin) (1920-2010) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bleiler_everett_f


Bleiler, Richard (James) (1959- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bleiler_richard


Blériot, Louis (Charles Joseph) (1872-1936) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Bl%C3%A9riot


Blethen, (Alden) Joseph (Jr.) (1870-1937) (stories)
Publisher and playwright. Born in Farmington, Maine; died in Reno, Nevada.


Bligh, William (1754-1817) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Bligh


Blish, James (Benjamin) (1921-1975) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blish_james


Bliss, Tip [i.e., Tyler Howe Bliss] (1890-1944) (stories)
Born in Salem, Massachusetts; prize-winning news photographer.


Blissett, Nellie K(atherine) (1876-1948) (stories)
Born in Wokingham, Berkshire; died on Isle of Wight.



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