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Pettus, Ken(neth L.) (1915-1992) (stories)
Radio and TV writer.


Petyo, Robert (fl. 1970s-2010s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/petyo_robert


Pezzillo, Gaetano (fl. 2010s) (stories) (art) (assoc.)
See www.corvinerium.altervista.org


Pfeffer, Susan Beth (1948- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pfeffer_susan_beth


Pfeiffer, Alexander (1971- ) (stories)
See www.alexanderpfeiffer.de


Pfeufer, Carl (1910-1980) (art)
Born in Mexico City, Mexico; lived in New York City.


Phelan, Jim [i.e., James Leo Phelan] (1895-1966) (stories)
Born in Dublin, Ireland; educated in Dublin; novelist, journalist and actor; lived in Surrey; served a prison term for murder in 1930s.


Phelan, Twist (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.twistphelan.com/p/biography.html


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, George Norman [i.e., George Norman Phillips] (1884-1972) (stories)
Name spelled Phillips on birth certificate. A surveyor.


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


Phillips, Dale T. (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.daletphillips.com


Phillips, Kyle Andrew (fl. 2010s) (art)
See kyleandrewphillips.com


Phillips, L. M. (fl. 1940s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_l_m


Phillips, Matt (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.mattphillipswriter.com


Phillips, Meredith (Bowen) (1943- ) (stories)
Author of a parent’s guidebook to the San Francisco Bay Area, has written for local and national publications; living in California; founder and sole employee of once-active Perseverance Press, dedicated to the publishing of mystery fiction.


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


Phillips, Peter (1920-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_peter


Phillips, Rog; pseudonym of Roger Philip Graham (1909-1965) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_rog


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


Phillips, Ron Earl (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.ronearlphillips.com


Phillips, Scott (1961- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Wichita; a screenwriter turned novelist.


Phillips, Sean (1965- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Phillips


Phillips, Tony; house pseudonym (fl. 1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_tony


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


Piatt, James G. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See magiccatpress.weebly.com/james-g-piatt1.html


Pickup, Renee Asher (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See reneeasherpickup.wordpress.com


Pierce, Cameron (1988- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron_Pierce


Pierce, David M(ilton) (1932- ) (stories)
Born in Montreal; living in Paris.


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


Pierce, Rob (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See allduerespectbooks.com/authors/rob-pierce


Pierson, Ernest De Lancey (1863-1943) (stories)
Born in Auburn, New York; died in New York City.


Pike, Sue (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.crimewriterscanada.com/pike-sue


Pilkington, Roger (Windle) (1917-2003) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pilkington_roger


Pilsworth, Edward S. (fl. 1900s-1930s) (stories)
Writer, also did books on the graphic arts. Born in England; settled in Necedah, Wisconsin.


Pim, Sheila (1909-1995) (stories)
Born and lived in Dublin; educated in France and Cambridge; novelist and writer about gardening.


Pinchot, Ben (1890-1986) (art)
See broadway.cas.sc.edu/content/ben-pinchot


Pink, [Rev.] Harry Leigh “Hal” (1906-1973) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/hal-pink.html


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


Pinto, Oreste (1889-1961) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/lt-col-oreste-pinto.html


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


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


Pitts, Tom (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.tompittsauthor.com


Pitzer, R(obert) C(laiborne) (1879-1962) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38922516


Pizzolato, Matthew (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.matthew-pizzolato.com


Pizzolatto, Nic(olas) (1975- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic_Pizzolatto


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


Pluck, Thomas (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See thomaspluck.com


Plum, Mary (Esther Van Patten) (1892-1982) (stories)
Born in Davenport, Iowa; married Ralph Plum in 1917; died in Washington D.C.


Po Pin Lin (1970- ) (art)
See popinlinartstudio.com


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


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


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


Pokinko, Tom (fl. 2010s) (art)
See www.tompokinko.com


Poling, James W. (1907-1976) (stories)
See www.reportingcivilrights.org/authors/bio.jsp?authorid=60


Pollack, Dorothy Belle (1922?-2014) (stories)
See www.northjersey.com/obituaries/top-obituaries/dorothy-belle-pollack-retired-classics-professor-1.1038122?page=all


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.


Polsky, Thomas (1908-1976) (stories)
Born in Akron, the son of a department store owner; graduate from Harvard; worked on Akron newspapers in the 1930s.


Pool, Michael (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See michaelpool.net


Pool, Stephanie (fl. 2010s) (art)
See www.stephaniepool.com


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


Popp, Walter (Robert) (1920-2002) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Popp.html


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


Porter, Henry (Christopher Mansel) (1953- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porter_henry


Porter, Justin (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See portersnotebook.tumblr.com


Post, Melville Davisson (1869-1930) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melville_Davisson_Post


Pötzsch, Oliver (1970- ) (stories)
See www.oliver-poetzsch.de/home/index.php/privat/privat-2


Poulson, Christine (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.christinepoulson.co.uk


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


Powell, William Dylan (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.darktexas.com


Power, Jed (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.darkjettypublishing.com


Power, Norman (Sandiford) (1916-1993) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/norman-power.html


Poyer, D(avid) C(harles) (1949- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/poyer_david_c


Pozzessere, Heather Graham (1953- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heather_Graham_Pozzessere


Pratt, Eleanor Blake Atkinson Cox (1899-1953?) (stories)
Born in Hinsdale, Illinois.


Pratt, (Murray) Fletcher (1897-1956) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pratt_fletcher


Prebble, Stuart (1951- ) (stories)
British TV journalist, reporter, and producer/director.


Preece, Harold (1906-1992) (stories)
Journalist, writer, specialist in Texas history. Born in Austin, Texas.


Prentice, Ralph (fl. 1930s-1950s) (stories)
Not to be confused with the musician (1906-1968).


Prescott, John (Brewster) (1919-1999) (stories)
Author of westerns, novels and short stories. Born in Menominee, Michigan; lived in Phoenix, Arizona.


Presnell, Frank G(ilmore) (1906-1967) (stories)
Born in Mexico; educated at Antioch College and Ohio State Univ.; designer and engineer; lived in Ohio for 40 years, then in Los Angeles.


Prest, Thomas Peckett (1810?-1859) (stories)
Began writing career adapting farces and melodramas from the French, but then specialized in gothic thrillers, full of torture, murder, sex and sadism; lived a dissipated life, dying a pauper in Islington.


Preston, Douglas (1956- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/preston_douglas


Preston, Mar (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See marpreston.com


Pretyman, Maureen (Kate Heard) (1899-1961) (stories)
Born in Hampshire, England; married George Pretyman in 1919; living in Hastings in 1943; died in Cork, Ireland.


Prévost, Marcel (1862-1941) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcel_Prévost


Price, (Alan) Anthony (1928-2019) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Price


Price, E(dgar) Hoffmann (“Trooper”) (1898-1988) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._Hoffmann_Price


Price, Frank J(ohn), Jr. (1890-1939) (stories)
Born in St. Louis; newspaperman, then in public relations and advertising; short story writer, with over 100 published.


Price, Willard (De Mille) (1887-1983) (stories)
Writer, editor, explorer. Born in Peterboro, Ontario, Canada; died in Laguna Hills, California (?).


Priest, Christopher (McKenzie) (1943- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Priest_(novelist)


Priestley, J(ohn) B(oynton) (1894-1984) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Priestley


Pritchard, William T(homas) (1906-1985) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/dexter_william



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