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Shaw, Stanley Gordon (1884-1938) (stories)
Brother of Frank H(ubert) Shaw.


Shay, Frank [i.e., Francis Xavier William Theodore Shay] (1888-1954) (stories)
Born in East Orange, N.J.; died in Wellfleet, Massachusetts; bookstore owner, editor, actor, biographer and novelist. (Note: Last name originally spelled Shea.


Shea, Cornelius (1863-1920) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/shea_cornelius


Shearer, Lloyd (1914-2001) (stories)
See www.nytimes.com/2001/05/27/us/lloyd-shearer-longtime-celebrity-columnist-dies-at-84.html


Shedd, George C(lifford) (1877-1937) (stories)
Born in Ashland, Nebraska; educated at U. of Nebraska; teacher in rural Nebraska school, dealer in real estate, and full-time writer after 1918; lived in California after 1928.


Sheehan, Perley Poore (1875-1943) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/sheehan_perley_poore


Sheldon, (Anna) Louise Vescelius (1851-1928?) (stories)
Born in Michigan; may have died in Illinois; singer and author; lived in South Africa for 3 years.


Sheldon, Lurana W. [i.e., Lurana Waterhouse Sheldon Ferris] (1862-1945) (stories)
Born in Hadlyme, Connecticut; died in Maine.


Sheldon, Walter J(ames) (1917-1996) (stories)
Writer of mysteries, editor. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; lived in Bellingham, Washington.


Shelton, Richard Barker (1876-1944) (stories)
Not to be confused with editor Richard Shelton (1926-1963).


Shenton, Edward (1895-1977) (stories)
Book illustrator and author. Born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.


Shepherd, George (fl. 1910s) (stories)
Probably not engineer George DeFrees Shepherd (1864-1926).


Shereshaw, Ben(jamin) (fl. 1930s) (stories)
See www.modelenginenews.org/people/sheresaw.html


Sherman, Harold M(orrow) (1898-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/sherman_harold_m


Shippey, (Henry) Lee (1884-1969) (stories)
Born in Memphis, Tennessee.


Shirley, Florence Henderson (1883-1934) (stories)
Writer, editor of journal The Editor. Born in New York City; died in Newark, New Jersey.


Shively, Thornton T. (1913-1980) (stories)
Born in Nebraska; in 1950s living in California and instructing in English and speech at a junior college; actor; writer under another name.


Short, Luke; pseudonym of Frederick D. Glidden (1908-1975) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/08/luke-short-western-story-writer.html


Shotwell, Ray P.; house pseudonym (fl. 1930s-1960s) (stories)
used by at least 15 different writers in as many different magazines.


Shulman, Max(imilian) (1919-1988) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Shulman


Shurtleff, Bertrand L(eslie) (1897-1967) (stories)
Author of animal stories. Born in Adamsville, Rhode Island.


Sibson, Francis H(enry) (1899-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/sibson_francis_h


Sieveking, Lance(lot de Giberne) (1896-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/sieveking_lance


Sikorsky, Igor I(vanovich) (1889-1972) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Igor_Sikorsky


Simak, Clifford D(onald) (1904-1988) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/simak_clifford_d


Simko, Michael V. (1893-1989) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/michael-v-simko-1893-1989.html


Simpich, Frederick (1878-1950) (stories)
Traveler, editor and author. Born in Urbana, Illinois; died in Washington, D.C.


Sims, Burt(on R.) (1919- ) (stories)
California writer.


Sinclair, Bertrand W(illiam) [born William Brown Sinclair] (1881-1972) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertrand_William_Sinclair


Singer, Malvin (1911-1974) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Singer.html


Skidmore, Joseph William (1890-1938) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/skidmore_joseph_w


Skinner, Alanson (Buck) (1886-1925) (stories)
Noted anthropologist. Born in Buffalo, New York; died near Tokio, North Dakota.


Skolsky, Sidney (1905-1983) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Skolsky


Sleath, Frederick (James) (1889-1966) (stories)
Born in Bo’ness, West Lothian, Scotland; served as a sniper officer in the 51st Highland Division in France in WWI.


Small, Austin J(ames) (1894-1929) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/small_austin_j


Small, Joe Austell (1914-1994) (stories)
Writer, publisher, editor. Born in Burleson County, Texas.


Small, Sidney Herschel (1893-1958) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/sidney-herschel-small-author-traveller.html


Smith, A(ugustus) DeHerries (1881-1945) (stories)
Writer. Born in Cork, Ireland; lived in Alberta, Canada.


Smith, Arthur D(ouglas) Howden (1887-1945) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/12/arthur-d-howden-smith-journalist.html


Smith, Cedric DeHerries (1913-1940) (stories)
Son of A. DeHerries Smith.


Smith, Clark Ashton (1893-1961) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/smith_clark_ashton


Smith, David (W.) (1954- ) (stories)
See www.fantasyillustrated.net


Smith, E(dward) E(lmer) “Doc” (1890-1965) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/smith_e_e


Smith, Elinor (1911-2010) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elinor_Smith


Smith, Frederic H(arrison), Jr. (1908-1980) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_H._Smith_Jr.


Smith, Garret (1876?-1954) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/smith_garret


Smith, Henry Justin (1875-1936) (stories)
Born in Chicago; reporter, then city editor, then managing editor of Chicago Daily News; lecturer in journalism, University of Chicago.


Smith, [Sir] Ross (MacPherson) (1892-1922) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_Macpherson_Smith


Smith, Walton Hall (1898-?) (stories)
Advertising writer; also did a book on alcohol. Born in Kansas City, Missouri.


Smith, William Bryan [born William Bryan Schmidt] (1897-1995) (art)
See www.pulpartists.com/SmithWB.html


Sneddon, Robert W(illiam) (1880-1944) (stories)
Writer of mystery stories. Born in Beith, Scotland; educated at Glasgow University; contributed over 400 short stories to American and European magazines; author of several successful vaudeville sketches; died in New York City.


Snell, Bertrande Harry (1882-1949) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/bertrande-harry-snell-1882-1949.html


Snell, Edmund (1889-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/snell_edmund


Snow, Charles H(orace) (1877-1967) (stories)
Born in Lower Lake, California; extremely prolific writer of westerns, with 465 novels to his credit, an even more impressive achievement when one learns that he was totally blind since 1914. Died in Napa, California.


Snow, Walter (1905-1973) (stories)
Born in Connecticut; New York City newspaperman, short story writer.


Soare, William F(ulton) (1896-1940) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Soare.html


Sokoli, Joseph [i.e., Joseph Szokoli] (1913-1981) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Szokoli.html


Sokoloff, Natalie B. [name anglicized to Nancy Anderson Scott] (1906-?) (stories)
Novelist and journalist. Born in Ekaterinoslav, Russia. Daughter of Boris Kamyshansky.


Solomons, Theodore Seixas (fl. 1910s-1930s) (stories)
Traveller and writer. Born in San Francisco, California.


Somervell, Brehon B(urke) (1892-1955) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brehon_B._Somervell


Somerville, Charles (Cecil Lee D’Montral) (1876-1931) (stories)
Born in New Orleans of Creole descent; magazine writer, New York City reporter.


Soutar, (Edward) Andrew (1879-1941) (stories)
Born Edward Andrew Stagg in Wiltshire; married Elspeth Soutar Swinton as Stagg in 1911; but then adopted the last name Soutar; death in Cornwall registered as Edward Andrew Soutar.


South, Marshal (1889-1948) (stories)
Born Roy Bennett Richards in Gelenelg, near Adelaide, Australia; came to the U.S. in 1908 with his mother and brother, settling in Oceanside, California; began using Marshal South for his writings in 1912 and it apparently became his adopted/legal name, under which his marriages, census records and WWII draft registration are listed. (His second wife Tanya is listed in social security death records as Tanya South and his first son as Marshal L. South Jr.) Author of 8 novels (none published in the U.S.), over 50 poems, short stories and essays and many Desert Magazine articles; lived latterly in a self-constructed house on “Ghost Mountain” in the California desert.


Southey, Robert (1774-1843) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Southey


Southon, Arthur E(ustace) (1887-1964) (stories)
Born in London; educated at Methodist College, Surrey; Methodist Minister, living in Somerset in the 1930s.


Spaatz, Carl A(ndrew) (1891-1974) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Andrew_Spaatz


Sparks, David R. (1897-1968) (stories)
Writer and manufacturer. Born in Alton, Illinois; died in Whitefield, New Hampshire.


Spears, Raymond S(miley) (1876-1950) (stories)
Award-winning author, expert woodsman, journalist; popular for his tales of the wilderness. Born in Bellevue, Ohio; died in Inglewood, California.


Spence, (James) Lewis (Thomas Chalmers) (1874-1955) (stories)
Born in Broughton Ferry, England; educated at Edinburgh University; author and editor; lived in Edinburgh.


Sperry, Armstrong (Wells) (1897-1976) (stories)
See pulpartists.com/Sperry.html


Spicer, Betty Coe [born Betty Helena Coe] (1913-1994) (stories)
Daughter of Charles Francis Coe.


Spillane, Mickey [i.e., Frank Morrison Spillane] (1918-2006) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickey_Spillane


Spivak, John L(ouis) (1897-1981) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_L._Spivak


Sprang, Richard W(illiam) (1915-2000) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Sprang


Springer, Norman (1888-1974) (stories)
Writer, spent time at sea. Born in Ontario, Canada; lived in San Francisco, California from 1896 onwards.


Springer, Thomas Grant (1873-?) (stories)
Author and playwright. Born in Sacramento, California.


Springs, Elliott White (1896-1959) (stories) (assoc.)
Fifth-ranking American flying ace of World War I, credited with shooting down 11 enemy aircraft.


St. John, J(ames) Allen (1872-1957) (art)
See pulpartists.com/StJohn.html


St. Vrain, Ray; pseudonym of John Louis Berry (fl. 1900s-1930s) (stories)
Dime novelist William Henry Manning (1852-1929) sometimes used the pseudonym E. L. St. Vrain, and it is dimly possible that this is one of Manning’s pseudonyms.


Stacey, (Harold Charles) Barnard (1889-1973) (stories)
Born in London; died in Newton Abbot, Devonshire.


Stack, Gilbert M. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See gilbertstack.webs.com/aboutme.htm


Stacpoole, H(enry) de Vere (1863-1951) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/stacpoole_h_de_vere


Stagg, Clinton H(olland) (1890-1916) (stories)
Born in Newark, New Jersey; newspaperman, magazine writer, and upcoming scenario writer; killed in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, California.


Stanley, [Sir] Henry M(orton) [born John Rowlands] (1841-1904) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Morton_Stanley


Stapleton, Douglas (1904-1974) (stories)
Born in Virginia; died in La Habra, California; same dates and identical social security number also given for Samuel Granville Staples!.


Starzl, R(oman) F(rederick) (1899-1976) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/starzl_r_f


Stearns, Myron Morris (1884-1963) (stories)
Author and editor. Born in Hartford, Connecticut; lived in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Stebbings, Eugene (1875-?) (stories)
From Chicago, Illinois.



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