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Christie, Agatha (Mary Clarissa, née Miller) (1890-1976) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agatha_Christie


Christopher, John; pseudonym of C. S. Youd (1922-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/christopher_john


Christy, Howard Chandler (1873-1952) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Chandler_Christy


Chubb, Thomas Caldecot (1899-1972) (stories)
See drs.library.yale.edu/HLTransformer/HLTransServlet?stylename=yul.ead2002.xhtml.xsl&pid=beinecke:tchubb&clear-stylesheet-cache=yes


Church, Henry F. (fl. 1930s-1950s) (stories)
South Carolina writer.


Churchill, Roy P. (fl. 1910s-1930s) (stories)
Served in the Navy. Perhaps from Ohio, perhaps from Kentucky.


Churchill, [Sir] Winston (Leonard) S(pencer) (1874-1965) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston_Churchill


Chute, Arthur Hunt (1890-1929) (stories)
See archives.library.yorku.ca/atom/index.php/chute-arthur-hunt-1890-1929;isaar?sf_culture=fi&limit=10


Chute, Verne (1917-1986) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/verne-chute-1917-1986.html


Clamp, H(elen) M(ary) E(lizabeth) (1892-1973) (stories)
Born in Woking, England.


Clark, (Charles) Badger, Jr. (1883-1957) (stories)
See www.historynet.com/requiem-cowboy-poet.htm


Clark, Ellery H(arding) (1874-1949) (stories)
Born in West Roxbury, Mass.; educated at Harvard University; lawyer and author.


Clark, Philip (1907-1975) (stories)
Raised in Plainfield, New Jersey; with the counter intelligence corps in WWII; lived in Charleston, West Virginia; died in Swannanoa, North Carolina.


Clark, Valma (1894-1953) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/valma-clark-1894-1953.html


Clarke, C(harles) Langton (1857-1936) (stories)
Editor, journalist and engineer. Born in England; died in Toronto, Canada.


Clarke, (John) Emery (1911-1990) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Clarke.html


Clarke, James Mitchell (1903- ) (stories)
Writer. Born in Miles City, Montana; went west to California.


Clason, Clyde B(urt) (1903-1987) (stories)
Born in Denver; an advertising copywriter in Chicago, trade paper editor, and public relations manager.


Claudy, Carl H(arry) (1879-1957) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/claudy_carl_h


Clausen, Carl (1885-1954) (stories)
Born in Denmark; he was a sailor, miner, pearl-fisher, life insurance salesman, window cleaner, lumber jack, copra trader and opera singer before turning to writing; came to the U.S. in 1906 knowing practically no English; died in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania.


Clay, Robert (Henry Keating) (1889-?) (stories)
Born in Killiney, Dublin, Ireland; lived in Vancouver, Canada; death not traced, but probably in Canada.


Clements, Colin (Campbell) (1894-1948) (stories)
Born in Omaha, Nebraska; educated at Harvard University.


Clifford, Charles L(ewis) (1890-1991) (stories)
Born in Boston in 1890, Clifford rose to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army becoming Commanding Officer of the 2nd Filipino Infantry Regiment in 1942. He wrote several books and stories about the Philippines including The Real Glory (1937) which was made into a film starring Gary Cooper & David Niven in 1939. The film seems also to have been based in part on Jungle Patrol (1938) by Vic Hurley which had led some to suggest that Clifford was actually a pseudonym for Hurley. Clifford died in New Jersey in 1991.


Cline, Leonard (Lanson, Jr.) (1893-1929) (stories)
Born in Bay City, Michigan; died in New York City; reporter for the Detroit Times and Baltimore Sun; playwright and poet; wrote the novel listed while serving a year in prison for manslaughter; published pulp magazine stories under the pseudonym Alan Forsyth.


Cobb, (Geoffrey) Belton (1892-1971) (stories)
Son of Thomas Cobb.


Cobb, Thomas (1854-1932) (stories)
Born and lived in London; left school at age 12 and worked for some 20 years in his father’s tallowing business; then started writing in 1887; died in Hampstead, London, England. Father of Belton Cobb.


Cobb, Ty(rus Raymond) (1886-1961) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ty_Cobb


Cobham, [Sir] Alan J(ohn) (1894-1973) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Cobham


Coburn, Walter J(ohn) (1889-1971) (stories)
Writer of western novels and short stories. Born in White Sulphur Springs, Montana Territory; lived in Arizona.


Cochran, Jacqueline (1906-1980) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Cochran


Cockrell, (Nancy) Amanda (1948- ) (stories)
Daughter of Frank and Marian Cockrell.


Cockrell, Frank [i.e., Francis M. Cockrell, III] (1906-1987) (stories)
Father of Amanda Cockrell.


Coe, Charles Francis (1890-1956) (stories)
Born in Buffalo, N.Y.; Joined the Navy at 17, spent 5 years as a professional fighter, then a radio sports announcer (and may have invented ringside commentary), then took up writing, went to Hollywood as a screenwriter, then became a lawyer and general counsel for the motion picture producers; moved to Florida and practiced there; became editor and publisher of the Palm Beach Post; died in Palm Beach, FL. Father of Betty Coe Spicer.


Cohan, George M(ichael) (1878-1942) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_M._Cohan


Cohen, Inez Lopez [Mrs. Octavus Roy Cohen] (1892-1953) (stories)
See www.ancestry.com/genealogy/records/inez-lopez_14800937


Cohen, Octavus Roy (1891-1959) (stories)
Noted writer. Born in Charleston, South Carolina; died in Los Angeles, California.


Colby, C(arroll) B(urleigh) (1904-1977) (stories) (art) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._B._Colby


Colcord, Lincoln (Ross) (1883-1947) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/colcord_lincoln


Coleman, Gilbert P(ayson) (1866-1918) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=1083121


Coleman, Loren L. (1968?- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/coleman_loren_l


Colin, Galen C(yril) (1890-1973) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/galen-c-colin-1890-1973.html


Collings, Kenneth Brown (1888-1941) (stories)
See www.monongahelabooks.com/advencoll.html


Collins, Dabney Otis (?-{c}1986) (stories)
Writer. Born in Alabama; lived in Denver, Colorado.


Collins, Gilbert (Henry) (1890-1960) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/collins_gilbert


Collins, Shad (1915- ) (stories)
Arizona writer, not to be confused with the musician of the same name.


Collison, (Clyde) Wilson (1893-1941) (stories)
Born in Ohio; a playwright.


Colter, Eli; pseudonym of May Eliza Frost (1890-1984) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2012/05/eli-colter-1890-1984.html


Comfort, Will Levington (1878-1932) (stories)
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan; novelist and short story writer; war correspondent for various newspapers; sportsman; veteran of Spanish-American War; died in Los Angeles, California.


Comtois, Pierre V. (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See bypierrecomtois.webs.com


Condon, Frank (1882-1940) (stories)
Born in Toledo, Ohio and a reporter there; advertising man in NYC; then screenwriter and magazine writer in L.A.; died in Beverly Hills, California


Condy, Esmond (1888-1962) (stories)
Born in Wandsworth, London, England; died in London.


Connell, Richard (Edward) (1893-1949) (stories)
Born in Poughkeepsie, New York; educated at Harvard and Georgetown Universities; began writing for the Poughkeepsie News-Press while a child and rose to city editor; graduated from Harvard; reporter and advertising copywriter; novelist, prolific short story writer and screenwriter.


Connolly, James B(rendan) (1868-1957) (stories)
Author of sea stories, 1896 Olympic champion (gold metal in the triple jump). Born in South Boston, Massachusetts; died in Boston, Massachusetts.


Considine, John L(yons) (1871-1951) (stories)
See genealogytrails.com/nev/carson/bios/considinejohn.html


Cook, Albert Jay (fl. 1910s-1930s) (stories) (art)
Probably not the banker and surgeon (1849?-1931).


Cook, Berton E(llsworth) (1889-1958) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/berton-e-cook-sailor-teacher-author.html


Cook, (Richard Martin) Oscar (1888-1952) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/oscar-cook-1888-1952.html


Cook, W(illiam) Victor (1875-1955) (stories)
Born in London; a journalist.


Cook, William Wallace (1867-1933) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/cook_william_wallace


Cooksley, (Sidney) Bert (fl. 1920s-1940s) (stories)
California writer and poet.


Coombs, Jack [i.e., John Wesley Coombs] (1882-1957) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Coombs


Cooper, Courtney Ryley (1886-1940) (stories)
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, ran away age 16 to become a circus clown; later sign painter and performer, circus general manager, press agent for William “Buffalo Bill” Cody; journalist in Kansas City, New York and Denver; lived in Florida; died in New York City.


Cooper, Edgar L(eake) (1892-1945) (stories)
Born and died in Texas; writer of western pulp fiction.


Cooper, James Fenimore (1789-1851) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Fenimore_Cooper


Coppel, Alfred [i.e., Alfredo José de Araña-Marini y Coppel] (1921-2004) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/coppel_alfred


Copple, R. L. (fl. 2000s) (stories)
See www.rlcopple.com


Corbaley, Kate (1879-1938) (stories)
See wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu/pioneer/ccp-kate-corbaley/


Corcoran, William (B.) (1901-1969?) (stories)
Born in Pennsylvania; writer and editor. Editor of Adventure from March 1934 until August 1934.


Corlett, Dudley S. ({c}1880-1946) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/dudley-s-corlett-ca-1880-1946.html


Corley, H(arriet) W(orks) (1889-?) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/harriet-works-corley.html


Corning, Howard McKinley (1896-1977) (stories)
See www.oregonlive.com/O/index.ssf/2011/09/oregon_historian_howard_mckinl.html


Corrigan, Douglas “Wrong-Way” (1907-1995) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Corrigan


Costello, Frederick H(ankerson) (1851-1921) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/costello_frederick_h


Costello, P. F.; house pseudonym (fl. 1940s-1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/costello_p_f


Coughlin, John A(lbert) (1885-1965) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Coughlin.html


Coutts, Ed (fl. 2010s) (art)
See edcouttsart.com


Cowper, William (1731-1800) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cowper


Cox, A(nthony) B(erkeley) (1893-1971) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Berkeley_Cox


Cox, William R(obert) (1901-1988) (stories) (assoc.)
Writer of westerns and mystery novels. Born in Peapack, New Jersey; died in Los Angeles, California.


Cozzens, James Gould (1903-1978) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/cozzens_james_gould


Craft, Fred (Page) (1883-1935) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Craft.html


Craigie, (Henry) Hamilton (1880-1956) (stories)
Born in Connecticut; died in Florida; prolific pulp writer.


Crane, (James) Leo (1881-?) (stories)
Author. Born in Baltimore, Maryland; lived in Boulder City, Nevada.


Cranford, Scott ({c}1967- ) (stories)
See www.burbankleader.com/entertainment/tn-gnp-0904-superman,0,7794543.story


Crawford, Alexander; pseudonym of Alexander Lindsay (1869-1915) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/crawford_alexander


Crawford, Anne [i.e., Anne Crawford, Baroness von Rabe] (1846-1912) (stories)
See www.victorianresearch.org/atcl/show_author.php?aid=2629


Crawford, F(rancis) Marion (1854-1909) (stories)
Sister of Anne Crawford.


Crawford, Griff [i.e., Oliver Griffith Crawford] (1876-1935) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38834524



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