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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, 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


Procter, Maurice (1906-1973) (stories)
Novelist. Born in Nelson, Lancashire, England.


Proctor, Candice (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.csharris.net


Pronzini, Bill [i.e., William John Pronzini] (1943- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Pronzini


Pruitt, Eryk (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See erykpruitt.com


Pruyn, Leonard (1898-1973) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pruyn_leonard


Pudney, John (Sleigh) (1909-1977) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pudney


Pugh, Edwin (William) (1874-1930) (stories)
Born in London.


Pugmire, John (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See lockedroominternational.com


Punshon, E(rnest) R(obertson) (1872-1956) (stories)
Born in London.


Purdy, Nina (Sutherland) (1889-1952) (stories)
See www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-202810290/less-work-for-mother-rural-readers-farm-papers


Purtill, Richard L(awrence) (1931- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/purtill_richard


Putnam, David (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See dwputnam.wordpress.com


Puzo, Mario (1920-1999) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/puzo_mario


Pyles, V(irgil) E(vans) (1891-1965) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Pyles.html


Quantrill, Nick (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See nickquantrill.co.uk


Queen, Ellery; pseudonym of Frederic Dannay (1905-1982) & Manfred B. Lee (1905-1971) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellery_Queen


Quertermous, Bryon (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See bryonquertermous.com


Quick, Dorothy [i.e., Dorothy Gertrude Quick Mayer] (1896-1962) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=96225916


Quick, W(illiam) T(homas) (1946- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/quick_w_t


Quiller-Couch, [Sir] Arthur T(homas) (1863-1944) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Quiller-Couch


Quin, B(asil) G(odfrey) (1891-1968) (stories)
Born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne; educated at Armstrong College, Durham University and Cambridge; schoolmaster; lived in Northumberland.


Quinn, Colleen (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.colleenquinn.net


Quinn, E(leanor) Baker (1900-1976) (stories)
Born in the U.S.


Quinn, Seabury (Grandin) (1889-1969) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/quinn_seabury


Quintana, George [born George L. Quaintance] (1902-1955) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Quintana.html


Quirk, Leslie W. (1882-1960) (stories)
Born in Alta, Iowa; educated at University of Wisconsin; editor and publisher.


Quiroule, Pierre; pseudonym of W. W. Sayer (1892-1982) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/quiroule_pierre


Rachels, David (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See noirboiled.blogspot.co.uk


Radcliffe, (Henry) Garnett (1898-1971) (stories)
Educated at Campbell College, Belfast, and at Sandhurst; served in India on the North-West Frontier and with the RAF in South Arabia and Socotra; later a civil servant.


Rader-Day, Lori (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See loriraderday.com


Radin, Edward (David) (1909-1966) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/edward-d-radin.html


Raht, Carlysle Graham (1880-1972) (stories)
See www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fra13


Raia, Maria (fl. 2010s) (art)
See mariaraia.daportfolio.com


Raimondo, Lynne (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See lynneraimondo.com


Raine, Norman Reilly (1895-1971) (stories)
Journalist, editor, novelist, screenwriter, creator of “Tugboat Annie.” Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; died in Woodland Hills, California. Note: one source lists his birthdate as 1894.


Raine, William MacLeod (1871-1954) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_MacLeod_Raine


Raines, Theron (W.) (1925-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/raines_theron


Ralston, Gilbert (1928- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/ralston_gilbert


Ramone, Marky [born Marc Steven Bell] (1956- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marky_Ramone


Ramsay, Caro (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.caroramsay.co.uk


Ramsden, Mark (1956- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Ramsden


Randall, Anthony A(sheton) (1923-2006) (stories)
Born in Sussex; educated at King’s School, Canterbury; served in the Indian Army 1942-1947; qualified as a solicitor in 1949; spent 35 years in a solicitor’s practice in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, retiring in 1987; living in Dorset.


Randall, William R. ({c}1876-1939) (stories)
Born in Rochester, New York; died in Roselle, New Jersey; motion picture, Broadway and radio actor.


Randisi, Robert J(oseph) (1951- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/randisi_robert_j


Rankin, Ian (James) (1960- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Rankin


Rann, Susan (fl. 2000s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rann_sue


Rao, Elahzar (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.theadirondackreview.com/ElahzarRao.html


Rapacz, Mark (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See martianlit.com/author/mark-rapacz


Raphael, John N(athaniel) (1868-1917) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/raphael_john_n


Raphael, Lev (1954- ) (stories)
Mystery columnist for Detroit Free Press; book critic on National Public Radio.


Rappart, Hugo (1901-1966) (stories)
Born in Vienna, Austria; graduate of the University of Vienna; on the editorial staff of Der Morgen in Vienna and Monde Illustre in Paris; served in the French underground during WWII; came to the U.S in 1948.


Rasmussen, Knud (Johan Victor) (1879-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knud_Rasmussen


Rasmussen-Silverstein, Rhiannon (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See charibdys.cleanfolio.com


Rathbone, Julian (Christopher) (1935-2008) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rathbone_julian


Rathborne, St. George (Henry) (1854-1938) (stories)
Born in Covington, Kentucky.


Rathjen, Carl Henry (1909-1984) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/rathjen_carl_h


Rathke, Edward J. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See edwardjrathke.com


Ravaud, Jacques (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Ravenne


Rawson, Keith (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See litreactor.com/team/keith-rawson


Ray, James (fl. 1920s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/ray_james


Ray-Saulis, Katrina (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See imaginekatrina.blogspot.co.uk


Reach, James (1905-1970) (stories)
Born in Brooklyn; died in Manhattan; graduate of Texas Christian University; director of the literary department of Samuel French, Inc., publishers.


Reade, Amy M. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.amymreade.com


Reah, Danuta (1949- ) (stories)
Educational consultant, text book author, and university lecturer living in Sheffield.


Reasoner, James M(orris) (1953- ) (stories)
Husband of Livia J. Washburn.


Rebarer, Lilias (Gilbert) Riddell (1886-?) (stories)
Born in Scotland; her husband remarried and she may have as well, or died abroad; death not traced.


Rechnitzer, F(erdinand) E(dsted) (1894-1965) (stories)
Author of adventures and stories involving animals. Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.


Rector, John (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See johnrector.blogspot.co.uk


Redhead, Leigh (1971- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leigh_Redhead



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