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Langdon-Davies, John (Eric) (1897-1971) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Langdon-Davies


Lange, Algot (1884-?) (stories)
Writer and Amazonian explorer. Born on the steamer George Pyman, en route from Newcastle to Russia.


Langelaan, George (1908-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/langelaan_george


Langer, William (1912- ) (stories)
Not to be confused with historian William Langer (1896-1977).


Langlois, Dora [born Dora Emily Fanny Knight] (1865-1940) (stories)
Married Hippolyte Arthur Langlois, an actor.


Lanigan, George T. (1845-1886) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_T._Lanigan


Laning, [Captain] Richard B(oyer) (1918-2000) (stories)
See www.arlingtoncemetery.net/rblaning.htm


Lansford, W. Douglas (fl. 1950s-1960s) (stories)
Also did a biography of Pancho Villa.


Lansky, Meyer [born Meier Suchowlański] (1902-1983) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meyer_Lansky


Lanyon, Helen (née Redfern) (1882-1979) (stories)
See femalewarpoets.blogspot.com/2016/10/helen-lanyon-1882-1979-british-poet.html


Lapaire, Hugues (1869-1967) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugues_Lapaire


Lapham, Stanton C. (1876-?) (stories)
Writer. Born in Michigan; lived in Oregon.


Lardner, John (1912-1960) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lardner_(sports_writer)


Lardner, Ring(gold) W(ilmer) (1885-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ring_Lardner


Large, Jacques (1925- ) (stories)
Haitian writer who was formerly a newspaper reporter on the Port-au-Prince Daily before moving to France.


Lariar, Lawrence [born Lawrence Rosenblum] (1908-1981) (stories) (assoc.)
Author, editor, cartoonist. Born in Brooklyn, New York; changed his name between 1929 and 1935.


Larsen, Henry Asbjorn (1899-1964) (stories)
Explorer, superintendent of Royal Canadian Mounted Police; commander of first ship to navigate the northwest passage from west to east. Born in Fredrikstad, Norway; died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Larson, Arthur (fl. 1940s) (stories)
Probably not educator Arthur Larson (1910- ).


LaSalle, Charles [born Charles Louis Lassell] (1894-1958) (art)
See pulpartists.com/laSalle.html


Laski, Harold J(oseph) (1893-1950) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Laski


Laski, Marghanita (1915-1988) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/laski_marghanita


Laskier, Frank (1912-1949) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Laskier


Lasry, Ian (1915- ) (stories)
Born in Sydney, Australia.


Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne (1851-1926) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Mary_Alphonsa


Latsis, Mary Jane (1927-1997) (stories)
A lawyer.


Laubin, Reginald K(arl) (fl. 1950s) (stories)
Expert on the history and culture of American Indians; born in Detroit, Michigan and lives in Wyoming.


Lauferty, Lilian (Eliel) [Mrs. James Wolfe] (1887-1958) (stories)
Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana; graduate of Smith College; reporter; wrote “Advice for the Lovelorn” column as Beatrice Fairfax; wrote a soap opera for radio.


Launois, John (1929-2002) (art)
See rising.blackstar.com/john-launois


Laurence, John; pseudonym of John Laurence Pritchard (1885-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/laurence_john


Lauriston, Victor [born William Edward Park] (1881-1973) (stories)
Born in Fletcher, Ontario.


Laut, Agnes C(hristina) (1871-1936) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Christina_Laut


Lauterbach, Richard E(dward) (1914-1950) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Lauterbach


Lavender, David (Sievert) (1910- ) (stories)
Teacher, writer. Born in Telluride, Colorado; resident in California.


LaVey, Anton (Szandor) (1930-1997) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_LaVey


Lavin, Dom(inic) J(ohn) (1874-1958) (art)
See strippersguide.blogspot.com/2017/12/ink-slinger-profiles-by-alex-jay-dondom.html


Lavin, Robert (1919- ) (art)
Born in New York City.


Lawrence, D(avid) H(erbert Richards) (1885-1930) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._H._Lawrence


Lawrence, Gertrude (1898-1952) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Lawrence


Lawrence, Joseph I(vers) (1879-1963) (stories)
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts; died in Miami, Florida; editor and publisher.


Lawrence, Josephine (1890?-1978) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lawrence_josephine


Lawrence, Raymond E. (fl. 1950s) (stories)
Perhaps Raymond Eugene Lawrence (1918- ).


Lawrence, Thomas Edward (1888-1935) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._E._Lawrence


Lawson, Don(ald Elmer) (1917- ) (stories)
Editor, author. Born in Chicago, Illinois and resident of Chicago.


Lawson, Robert (1892-1957) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Lawson_(author)


Lawson, William Pinkney (fl. 1910s-1930s) (stories)
Traveller and ranger. Born in Richmond, Virginia; lived in New Jersey.


Lawton, Shailer Upton; pseudonym of Jules Archer (1915- ) (stories)
Lawton was a well-known physician and writer (1894-1966) who sold the rights to his name. For the curious, Lawton was born in Brattleboro, Vermont and died in New York City.


Layng, Charles (1895-1970) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/charles-layng.html


Lazarević, Lazar K. (1851-1891) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laza_Lazarevi%C4%87


Le Braz, Anatole (1859-1926) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatole_Le_Braz


Le Butt, Paul (fl. 1950s) (stories)
Canadian writer.


le Carré, John; pseudonym of David Cornwell (1931- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_le_Carr%C3%A9


Le Clercq, Jacques (Georges Clemenceau) (1898-1972) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2733315


Le Fanu, J(oseph Thomas) Sheridan (1814-1873) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheridan_Le_Fanu


Le Faure, Georges (1856-1935) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/le_faure_georges


Le Gallienne, Hesper (1893-1970) (stories)
Daughter of Richard Le Gallienne.


Le Queux, William (Tufnell) (1864-1927) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Le_Queux


Le Sage, Alain René (1668-1747) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alain-Ren%C3%A9_Lesage


Le Sueur, Meridel [née Wharton] (1900-1996) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meridel_Le_Sueur


Leach, Christopher (1925- ) (stories)
Born in London; painter, poet, novelist, author of children’s books.


Leach, (Leonard) Douglas (1898-1987) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2008/01/douglas-leach.html


Leacock, Stephen (Butler) (1869-1944) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Leacock


Leamy, Edmund (Stanislaus) (1889-1962) (stories)
Poet, traveller, newspaperman. Born in Dublin, Ireland; died in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.


Lear, Edward (1812-1888) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Lear


Learned, Walter (1847-1915) (stories)
See www.bartleby.com/library/bios/3731.html


Learoyd, C(ecil) G(eorge) (1891-1969) (stories)
A doctor (general practitioner) in Sussex.


Leary, Lewis Gaston (1877-1951) (stories)
See en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Lewis_Gaston_Leary


Leavitt, Caroline (1952- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Leavitt


LeBaron, Ervil (Morrell) (1925-1981) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ervil_LeBaron


Leblanc, Maurice (Marie Emile) (1864-1941) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Leblanc


Leclavele, Roland (1886-1973) (stories)
French author and war expert. Born in Amiens, France; died in Paris, France.


Leconte de Lisle [i.e., Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle] (1818-1894) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leconte_de_Lisle


LeCron, Leslie M. (1905- ) (stories)
Expert on hypnosis.


Lederer, Charles (1856-1925) (art)
See strippersguide.blogspot.com/2011/07/news-of-yore-charles-lederer.html


Lederer, William J(ulius) (1912-2009) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lederer_william_j


Lee, Albert (1868-1946) (stories)
Writer, editor. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana; died in Norwalk, Connecticut.


Lee, Bourke (fl. 1920s-1930s) (stories)
Also an expert on Death Valley.


Lee, Elsie [née Williams] (1912-1987) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elsie_Lee


Lee, Herbert Patrick (1899-1936) (stories)
Writer for the New York Sun and author of books for boys. Born in Nottingham, England; died in a train accident in New York City.


Lee, Jennette (Barbour Perry) [Mrs. Gerald Stanley Lee] (1860-1951) (stories)
Born in Bristol, Connecticut.


Lee, Laurie (1914-1997) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurie_Lee


Lee, Leonard (1902-1964) (stories)
Born in New York; educated at Princeton; Hollywood screenwriter from 1936 until shortly before death; wrote scripts for Sherlock Holmes radio show in 1940s; regular contributor to numerous TV shows, notably 77 Sunset Strip.


Lee, Linda (Hope) (1947- ) (stories)
See www.lindahopelee.com


Lee, Manfred B(ennington) (1905-1971) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellery_Queen


Leen, Gerri (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.gerrileen.com


Leete, Alfred (Ambrose Chew) (1882-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Leete


Lefèvre, Edwin (1871-1943) (stories)
Born in Colombia; frequent contributor to magazines; lived in Vermont.


Leffingwell, J. B. (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Not to be confused with Joshua B. Leffingwell (1804-1873). Perhaps from Florida.


Leggett, H(arry) W(illiam) (1888-1957) (stories)
Born in St. Saviour, England; died in London; editor of various publications, including Grand Magazine and Ironmongers Weekly.


Leiber, Fritz (Reuter, Jr.) (1910-1992) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leiber_fritz


Leigh, William R(obinson) (1866-1955) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Robinson_Leigh


Leighton, Isabel (1900-1995) (stories)
See www.nytimes.com/1995/04/27/obituaries/isabel-leighton-95-actress-and-writer.html


Leinster, Colin (1939- ) (stories)
Editor of Corporate Board Member magazine.


Leinster, Murray; pseudonym of Will F. Jenkins (1896-1975) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leinster_murray


Leite, George (Thurston) (1920-1985) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Leite


Leitfred, Robert H(enry) (1891-1968) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/robert-h-leitfred-author.html


Leland, J. P. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Actor and writer. From the southern United States.



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