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Chambers, James (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.jameschambersonline.com


Chambers, Jim [i.e., Julian Graeff Chambers] (1914-1977) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Chambers.html


Chambers, Robert W(illiam) (1865-1933) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chambers_robert_w


Chambers, (Elwyn) Whitman (1896-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chambers_whitman


Champion de Crespigny, Claude Vierville (1882-1927) (stories)
See www.theauxiliaries.com/men-alphabetical/men-c/champion-de-crespigny/champion-de-crespigny.html


Champion, D(’Arcy) L(yndon) (1902-1968) (stories)
Writer and creator of the pulp character “The Phantom Detective;” served with the English during World War II. Born in Melbourne, Australia; died in New York City.


Champneys, Amian Lister (1879-1951) (stories)
Born in Hampstead, London, England, and died in Thorrington, near Cochester, Essex; an architect, especially of public and library buildings.


Chance, John Newton [born John Richard Henry Chance] (1911-1983) (stories)
Born in Streatham Hill, England.


Chandler, A(rthur) Bertram (1912-1984) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chandler_a_bertram


Chaney, Lon [i.e., Leonidas Frank Chaney] (1883-1930) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lon_Chaney


Chapel, Charles Edward (1904- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Marine Corps officer, aeronautics engineer, gunsmith and writer. Born in Manchester, Iowa.


Chapin, Carl M(attison) (1879-1938) (stories)
Born in Waterbury, Connecticut; newspaperman, 1905-1927; contributed fiction to magazines; a specialist in fires and firemen. Born in Waterbury, Connecticut; died in West Hartford, Connecticut.


Chaplinsky, Joshua (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See joshuachaplinsky.com


Charles, Paul (1950- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Music agent and promoter.


Charles, Robert; pseudonym of Robert Charles Smith (1938- ) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Charles


Charteris, Leslie [born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin] (1907-1993) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Charteris


Charyn, Jerome (1937- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/charyn_jerome


Chase, Mary Ellen (1887-1973) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ellen_Chase


Chatterton, E(dward) Keble (1878-1944) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chatterton_e_keble


Chau, Chan (fl. 2010s) (stories) (art)
See aluhnim.deviantart.com


Chen, Sarah M. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.sarahmchen.com


Cherry, Samuel (Joseph) (1903-1975) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Cherry.html


Chesbro, George C(lark) (1940-2008) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chesbro_george_c


Cheshire, Giff(ord Paul) (1905- ) (stories)
Prolific writer of westerns.


Chesterton, G(ilbert) K(eith) (1874-1936) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/chesterton_g_k


Chidsey, Donald Barr (1902-1981) (stories) (assoc.)
See historicnavalfiction.com/other-authors/1772-donald-barr-chidsey


Child, Lincoln (1957- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/child_lincoln


Childers, (Robert) Erskine (1870-1922) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Erskine_Childers


Childs, Laura; pseudonym of Gerry Schmitt (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.laurachilds.com


Chiriacka, Ernest (Darcy) [born Anastassios Kyriakakos] (1913-2010) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Chiriacka.html


Chironna, Ron (fl. 1990s-2010s) (art)
See ronchironna.tripod.com


Chmielarz, Sharon (1970- ) (stories)
See www.sharonchmielarz.com


Cholmondeley, Mary (1859-1925) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Cholmondeley


Christensen, Jan (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.janchristensen.com


Christie, Agatha (Mary Clarissa, née Miller) (1890-1976) (stories) (assoc.)
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


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.


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


Cizak, Alec (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.nomoralcenter.blogspot.co.uk


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


Clapperton, Richard (Guy) (1934-1984) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Clapperton


Clare, Kelli (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See kelliclare.com


Clark, John R. (1948- ) (stories)
See sennebec.livejournal.com/profile


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, Arthur C(harles) (1917-2008) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_C._Clarke


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


Clarke, Fred (1921-2013) (stories)
See www.bis-space.com/2013/04/24/9969/fred-clarke-1921-%E2%80%93-2013-a-perfect-gentleman


Clarke, Percy A(rthur) (1895-1974) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/clarke_percy


Clarkson, Ben (fl. 2010s) (art)
See www.thebenclarkson.com


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.


Cleland, Jane K. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_K._Cleland


Clement, Ernest C. (1908-1985) (stories)
Former lead writer for Modern Romance.


Clements, Calvin (Joseph, Sr.) (1915-1997) (stories)
Writer of screenplays; born in Jersey City, New Jersey; died in Tarzana, California.


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


Clifford, Aoife (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.aoifeclifford.com


Clifford, Joe (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.joeclifford.com


Clinch, John (fl. 2010s) (stories)
Research student in British cinema at Queen’s University Belfast.


Cline, Eric (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See cruelcline.blogspot.com


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.


Clingerman, Mildred (née McElroy) (1918- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/clingerman_mildred


Cloete, (Edward Fairly) Stuart (Graham) (1897-1976) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Cloete


Clough, B(renda) W(ang) (1955- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/clough_brenda_w


Clouston, J(oseph) Storer (1870-1944) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/clouston_j_storer


Cluley, Ray (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See probablymonsters.wordpress.com


Coates, Robert M(yron) (1897-1973) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/coates_robert_m


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


Cobb, Irvin S(hrewsbury) (1876-1944) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irvin_S._Cobb


Cobb, James H(arvey) (1953- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/cobb_james_h


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.


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, Charlie (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.charliecochrane.co.uk


Cockburn, (Francis) Claud (1904-1981) (stories)
Father of Sarah Cockburn.


Cockburn, Sarah (Caudwell) (1939-2000) (stories)
Lawyer who worked for Lloyds Bank in London; daughter of (Francis) Claud Cockburn.


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.


Cockroft, W(ilfred) P. (1909-1992) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/cockroft_w_p


Coconis, Ted (Constantinos) (1927- ) (art)
See www.tedcoconis.com


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.


Coggins, Mark (1957- ) (stories)
Born in N. Mex.; has two degrees from Stanford and lives in S.F.


Coghlan, Margaret M. (1917-2002) (stories)
Born Margaret Mary Walls in Glasgow; died in Leicester, England.


Cogswell, Theodore R(ose) (1918-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/cogswell_theodore_r


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


Cohen, Lawrence D. (fl. 1970s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_D._Cohen


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


Colangelo, Michael R. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See michaelrcolangelo.wordpress.com


Colbron, Grace Isabel (1869-1948) (stories)
Born in New York City; stage actress; reader of European language books for New York publishers, theatrical managers and play-brokers; lecturer on economic and literary subjects; translator from German and Scandinavian languages.


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


Colby, Robert (1916-2006) (stories)
Born in New York City; radio and TV announcer for 15 years, then full-time writer.


Cole, Leonard B(randt) (1918-1995) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L._B._Cole



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