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Faust, Frederick (Schiller) (1892-1944) (stories)
Noted writer of western and adventure novels. Born in Seattle, Washington; killed on the battlefield of Santa Maria Infante, Italy.


Fearn, John (Francis) Russell (1908-1960) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/fearn_john_russell


Feldman, Anatole (France) (1901-1972) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatole_Feldman


Fellows, Russell J. (fl. 2000s) (stories)
See russelljfellows.com


Fenger, Frederic A. (1882-1970) (stories)
See library.mysticseaport.org/manuscripts/coll/coll223.cfm


Ferber, Richard (1926- ) (stories)
Author of western novels. Born in Mill Valley, California.


Ferguson, Derrick (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See dlferguson-bloodandink.blogspot.co.uk


Ferguson, John (Alexander) (1871-1952) (stories)
Born in Callander, Perthshire, Scotland; died in Lymington, Hampshire, England; clergyman, playwright and novelist.


Ferguson, W(illiam) B(lair) M(orton) (1882-1958) (stories)
Born in Belfast.


Ferrill, Benjamin F(ranklin) (1897-1960) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2018/12/benjamin-f-ferrill-1897-1960.html


Findley, Kevin (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/author/show/13806354.Kevin_Findley


Finlay, Virgil (Warden) (1914-1971) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Finlay.html


Finn, Tim J. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.authortimjfinn.net


Finnegan, Frank X. [i.e., Francis Xavier Finnegan] (1874-1964) (stories)
Born in Illinois, worked originally for the Chicago Chronicle circa 1898, but when they went bust, joined the Hearst outfit of the Chicago American, died in Los Angeles.


Firkins, Chester (1882-1915) (stories)
See www.poemhunter.com/chester-firkins/biography/


Firth, Norman “Wesley” (1920-1949) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/firth_n_wesley


Fischer, Anton Otto (1882-1962) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Fischer.html


Fischer, Charles Victor (?-1926) (stories)
Traveller and writer. Lived in Newark, New Jersey; died in New Jersey from injuries received in a car crash.


Fisher, Graham (George) (1920- ) (stories)
Journalist and writer of books about the Royal family.


Fisher, Philip M(elancthon, Jr.) (1891-1973) (stories)
Writer and teacher. Born in Oakland, California. Not to be confused with educator Philip M. Fisher (1878-1932).


Fisher, Steve [i.e., Stephen Gould Fisher] (1912-1980) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/fisher_steve


Fisher, Thornton (1888-1975) (stories)
See www.wnyc.org/story/175102-cartoonist-thornton-fisher-wnyc-sports-commentator-1924-1925


Fisk, Harry T(homas) (1887-1974) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Fisk.html


Flagg, Francis; pseudonym of George Henry Weiss (1898-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/flagg_francis


Flatau, Dorota [i.e., Dorota Flatau Wilkinson] (1874-1947) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/two-australian-authors.html


Flavin, Martin (Archer) (1883-1967) (stories)
See www.betweenthecovers.com/btc/reference_library/author/1000492


Fleming, Ian (Lancaster) (1908-1964) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Fleming


Fletcher, J(oseph) S(mith) (1863-1935) (stories)
See gadetection.pbworks.com/w/page/7930591/Fletcher%2C%20JS


Flora, Fletcher (1914-1968) (stories)
Mystery writer. Born in Parsons, Kansas. His death date is also listed as 1968.


Flower, Elliott (1863-1920) (stories)
Born in Madison, Wisconsin.


Flowerdew, Herbert (1866-1917) (stories)
Born in York.


Floyd, Thomas (fl. 2000s) (art)
See www.tomfloyd.net


Flynn, Joshua Albert (1863-1933) (stories)
English writer; assistant and acting financial advisor to Lord Kitchener; K.C.B. in 1919. He was born in Sheerness, Scotland.


Flynn, T(homas) T(heodore, Jr.) (1902-1978) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/tt-flynn-sailor-railroadman-author.html


Flynn, William J(ames) (1867-1928) (stories)
Born in New York City, served as Chief of the Secret Service 1912-1917, and Director of the Bureau of Investigation 1919-1921.


Fokker, Tony [i.e., Anton Herman Gerard Fokker] (1890-1939) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Fokker


Folkard, Christian (fl. 1940s) (stories)
A real person, serving in the Far Eastern Front during World War II.


Follett, Ken(neth Martin) (1949- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Follett


Folsom, Elizabeth Irons [i.e., Elizabeth Irons Folsom Fox] (1861-1935) (stories)
See mchistory.org/research/resources/elisabeth-irons-folsom-fox.php


Footner, (William) Hulbert (1879-1944) (stories)
Mystery writer, historian and playwright. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; died in Baltimore, Maryland.


Foran, [Major] W(illiam) Robert (1882-1966) (stories)
English traveller, writer, big-game hunter, East African policeman; foreign correspondent for Theodore Roosevelt’s African safari. Foran was resident in Kenya as Assistant District Superintendent of the British East African Police during the first decade of this century, and in 1908 he arrested Talbot Mundy (then passing as “Thomas Hartley”) in Lake Victoria. Although Foran was one of the few people who knew of Talbot Mundy’s past, he never publicly revealed his knowledge. Died in Nanyuki, Kenya. See also under Talbot Mundy.


Foreman, L(eonard) L(ondon) (1901-1969) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2019/04/ll-foreman-western-author.html


Forester, C. S.; pseudonym of Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith (1899-1966) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C.S._Forester


Forman, Harrison (1904-1978) (stories)
Aviator, editor, foreign correspondent and writer. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; died in New York City.


Forrester, Izola L. [i.e., Izola Louise Forrester Page] (1878-1944) (stories)
Novelist, poet, actress. Born in Pascoag, Rhode Island.


Forstmann, Walther (1883-1973) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walther_Forstmann


Fort, Charles (Hoy) (1874-1932) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Fort


Fortescue, Granville (Roland) (1875-1952) (stories)
Soldier, editor and playwright. Born in New York; died in West Palm Beach, Florida.


Fortier, Ron(ald Joseph) (1946- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Fortier


Fortune, Mary Helena Wilson (1833-1910) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Fortune


Foster, (William) Bennett (1897-1969) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2018/02/bennett-foster-western-author-teacher.html


Foster, David Skaats (1852-1920) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/foster_david_skaats


Foster, George C(ecil) (1893-1975) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/foster_george_c


Foster, W(alter) Bert(ram) (1869-1929) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/foster_w_bert


Foster-Harris, (William) (1903-1978) (stories)
Educator, author, oilman, editor of an oil-related newspaper. Born in the Chicasaw Nation Indian Territory; died in Norman, Oklahoma.


Foucar, E(mile) C(harles) V(ictor) (1894-1963) (stories)
Born in Burma, grew up and educated in England from 1903; returned to Burma as a barrister in 1922 to practice there, staying until 1951; died in Honiton, Dorset, England.


Fowler, Frank G(illman) (1900-1971) (stories)
Novelist and screenwriter. Born in Brooklyn, New York.


Fox, Edward S(eccomb) (fl. 1930s-1950s) (stories)
Writer. Born in New York; lived in Daytona Beach, Florida (?).


Fox, Gardner F(rancis) (1911-1986) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/fox_gardner_f


Frandzen, Eugene M(abus) (1893-1972) (stories) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Frandzen.html


Frankau, Julia (Davis) (1859-1916) (stories)
Born in Dublin; educated at home by eldest daughter of Karl Marx; moved in high society. Mother of Gilbert Frankau.


Franké, Joseph [i.e., Joseph Walther Franke] (1893-1933) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Franke.html


Franklin, Edgar; pseudonym of Edgar Franklin Stearns (1879-1958) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/franklin_edgar


Franklin, George Cory (1872-1962) (stories)
Prolific writer. Born in Oswego, Kansas; lived in California.


Fraser, W(illiam) A(lexander) (1859-1933) (stories)
Born in Nova Scotia; a mining engineer in India, Burma and Canada; contributed to numerous magazines and Sunday newspapers.


Frazee, Steve [i.e., Charles Stephen Frazee] (1909-1992) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/frazee_steve


Freas, Frank Kelly (1922-2005) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Freas.html


Freeman, Martin J(oseph) (1899-1969) (stories)
Birth name: Marion Joseph Freeman (and name under which he joined the Army in WWI). Born in Ade, Ohio; graduate of Ohio Northern Univ.; had Ph.D. from U. of Chicago; taught at various colleges; ; died in Delmar, New York.


Freeman, R(ichard) Austin (1862-1943) (stories)
English physician; writer of detective stories featuring Dr. John Evelyn Thorndyke, the best of which have no peer. Born in London, England; died at Gravesend, Kent, England.


Freeman, William (1880-?) (stories)
Born in Hanwell, Middlesex; author, journalist and lecturer; founder, chairman and first London secretary of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.


French, Joseph Lewis (1858-1936) (stories)
Journalist, editor, writer, anthologist. Born in New York City; died in Orangeburg, New York.


Frick, Ford C(hristopher) (1894-1978) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Frick


Friel, Arthur O(lney) (1885-1959) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/04/arthur-olney-friel-was-born-on-31-may.html


Friend, Oscar J(erome) (1897-1963) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/friend_oscar_j


Fritch, Charles E(dward) (1927-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/fritch_charles_e


Frost, May Eliza (1890-1984) (stories)
Married to John Irving Hawkins (1891-1981), then Glenn FaGalde (1901-1957). In California Death Index as May Eliza Harvey.


Frost, Meigs O(liver) (1882-1950) (stories)
Newspaperman, editor, foreign correspondent. Born in New Britain, Connecticut; died in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Frost, Walter Archer (1875-1964) (stories)
Born in Amenia, N.Y.; educated at Harvard and University of Wisconsin; writer, soldier, explorer; had editorial positions on various magazines; author of about 500 short stories and novelets; died in Martinsburg, West Virginia.


Frye, Lloyd Hudson (1947- ) (stories)
See www.bewilderingstories.com/bios/frye_bio.html


Fuessle, Newton A(ugustus) (1883-1924) (stories)
Journalist and novelist. Born in Chicago, Illinois; died in Middletown, Massachusetts.


Fuller, William (Hanscom) (1913-1982) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Fuller


Fuqua, Robert; pseudonym of Joseph W. Tillotson (1905-1959) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Fuqua.html


Futrelle, Jacques [born John Heath Futrell] (1873-1912) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Futrelle


Gaddis, Vincent H(ayes) (1913-1997) (stories)
Documentor of the paranormal; coiner of the term “Bermuda Triangle.” Born in Illinois.


Galbreath, Thomas Crawford (1876-1916) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/memorial/33814360


Gallagher, Frank (1893-1962) (stories)
Irish journalist and broadcaster.


Gallico, Paul (William) (1897-1976) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Gallico


Gallon, Helen Kate (1874-1938) (stories)
Sister of Tom Gallon.


Gallon, Tom [i.e., Thomas Henry Gallon] (1866-1914) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/08/tom-gallon.html


Gallun, Raymond Z(inke) (1911-1994) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/gallun_raymond_z



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