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Noble, George (?-1937) (stories)
Editor of the Boston Globe. Died in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Not to be confused with Sir George Noble (d. 1937) or George Bernard Noble (1892-1972).


Nockels, David (fl. 1960s) (art)
See illustrationartgallery.blogspot.com/2012/04/david-nockels.html


Nodier, (Jean) Charles (Emmanuel) (1780-1844) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Nodier


Noel, James Ellsworth (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Farmer and writer. Born in Iowa; lived in Pullman, Washington.


Noguchi, Yone [i.e., Yonejiro Noguchi] (1875-1947) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yone_Noguchi


Nolan, Frederick (William) (1931- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Nolan


Nolan, William F(rancis) (1928- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nolan_william_f


Noonan, Julia (fl. 1970s) (art)
See www.julianoonan.com


Nordan, Lewis (Alonzo) (1939-2012) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Nordan


Nordica, Lillian [born Lillian Allen Norton] (1857-1914) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Nordica


Norman, Frank (1930-1980) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Norman


Norman, James; pseudonym of James Norman Schmidt (1912-1983) (stories)
See www.ruemorguepress.com/authors/norman.html


Norman, Noel Wilson (1901-1981) (stories)
Born in Tasmania.


Norris, (Benjamin) Frank(lin) (1870-1902) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Norris


Norris, Kathleen (Thompson) (1880-1966) (stories)
Novelist, short story writer, feminist. Born and died in San Francisco, California.


Norris, W(illiam) E(dward) (1847-1925) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Edward_Norris


Norsworthy, George (Lenny) (1889-1957) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/george-norsworthy-1889-1957.html


North, Eric; pseudonym of Bernard Charles Cronin (1884-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/north_eric


North, Jessica Nelson (1891-1988) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Nelson_North


Norton, Alden H(olmes) (1903-1987) (stories)
Author and 13th editor of Adventure magazine. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts; died in Brooklyn, New York. Norton contributed prolifically to Adventure, but he did so under a number of pseudonyms.


Norton, (Frank Rowland) Browning (1909-1989) (stories)
Writer of mysteries and juvenile books. Born in Parkman, Ohio.


Norton, Caroline E(lizabeth) S(arah) [Lady Stirling-Maxwell] (1808-1877) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroline_Norton


Norton, Henry A. “Hal” [i.e., Henry M. Norton] (1906-1975) (stories)
See archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv64996


Norton, Roy (E.) (1869-1942) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/roy-norton-man-who-died-twice.html


Norwood, Hayden (Eugene) (1907-1982) (stories)
Born in Providence, R.I.


Noville, [Lieut. Commander] G(eorge) O(tto) (1890-1963) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Otto_Noville


Novo y Colson, Pedro de (1846-1931) (stories)
See es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_de_Novo_y_Colson


Nowlan, Philip Francis (1888-1940) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nowlan_philip_francis


Noy, John (1892-1964) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/noy_john


Noyes, Alexander Dana (1862-1945) (stories)
See www.modjourn.org/render.php?view=mjp_object&id=mjp.2005.01.055


Noyes, Alfred (1880-1958) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/noyes_alfred


Nugent, John Peer (1930- ) (stories)
Writer, journalist, producer of documentaries. Born in Brooklyn, New York; resident in California.


Nussimbaum, Lev (1905-1942) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lev_Nussimbaum


Nye, Edgar Wilson (1850-1896) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Wilson_Nye


Nye, Robert (1939-2016) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Nye


Oakes, Philip (Barlow) (1928-2005) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oakes_philip


Oates, Joyce Carol (1938- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joyce_Carol_Oates


Oblinger, Michael M. (fl. 1920s-1950s) (stories)
Although there appears to be an M.D. by this name in Virginia.


Obolensky, Helene (1919- ) (stories)
See archives.nypl.org/dan/19849


Oboler, Arch(ie) (1909-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oboler_arch


Obrant, Susan (1946- ) (art)
See www.susanobrant.com


O’Brien, Brian (fl. 1930s-1960s) (stories) (assoc.)
Probably a pseudonym, and not to be confused with the expert on optics and very high speed photography Brian O’Brien (1898-?). In any case, lived in Hawleyville, Connecticut.


O’Brien, Dan(iel) (1947- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_O%27Brien_(author)


O’Brien, Edna (1930- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edna_O%27Brien


O’Brien, (Michael) Fitz-James (1828-1862) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_fitz-james


O’Brien, Howard Vincent (1888-1947) (stories)
Born in Chicago; graduate of Yale University, literary editor of the Chicago Daily Times; died in Evanston, Illinois.


O’Brien, Robert C.; pseudonym of Robert Leslie Carroll Conly (1922-1973) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_robert_c


O’Connell, Wilkeson (1894-?) (stories)
Born in Plattsburg, New York; lived in Ithaca, New York.


O’Connor, Edwin (1918-1968) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_O%27Connor


O’Connor, Frank [born Michael Francis O’Connor O’Donovan] (1903-1966) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_O%27Connor


O’Connor, Jack (1902-1978) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_O’Connor_(American_writer)


O’Connor, John (1920-1959) (stories)
See thejohnoconnorwritingschool.com/john-oconnor/


O’Connor, T(homas) P(ower), M.P. (1848-1929) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._P._O%27Connor


O’Day, Nell (1909-1989) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nell_O’Day


Odd, Gilbert E(dward) (1902- ) (stories)
Writer, editor of boxing magazines. Born in Sutton, Surrey, England.


Odlin, Jessie Reno (1869-1960) (stories)
See boards.ancestry.co.uk/localities.northam.usa.states.washington.counties.pierce/840/mb.ashx


O’Donnell, Peter (1920-2010) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/odonnell_peter


Oemler, Marie Conway (1879-1932) (stories)
Born in Savannah, Georgia; contributed poems and short stories to magazines.


O’Faoláin, Seán (Proinsias) [born John Francis Whelan] (1900-1991) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Se%C3%A1n_%C3%93_Faol%C3%A1in


O’Flaherty, Liam (1896-1984) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_O%27Flaherty


Ogan, George (F.) (1912-1983) (stories)
Writer and teacher. Born in Kirkwood, Missouri; lived in Louisiana.


Ogan, Margaret (E. Nettles) (1923-1979) (stories)
Teacher and writer, born in Columbia, Louisiana.


Ogden, G(eorge) W(ashington) (1871-1966) (stories)
Born in Kansas, died in Los Angeles; a newspaperman who became a prolific author of westerns in later life.


Ogilvie, Elisabeth (May) (1917-2006) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_Ogilvie


Ogilvie, Frances [i.e., Frances Ogilvie Nichols] (1902-1942) (stories)
Born in Princeton, Kentucky; married Earle M. Nichols in 1937; some sources give her birth as 1903.


O’Hagan, Anne (1869-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_O%27Hagan_Shinn


O’Hagan, Howard (1902-1982) (stories)
Reporter, journalist, publicist. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.


O’Hanlon, James (Francis) (1910-1969) (stories)
Born in Coney Island, New York; died in Glendale, California; came to Los Angeles in 1931 and appeared in motion pictures as a dancer; then became a screenwriter for films and television.


O’Hara, Frank Hurburt (1888-1965) (stories)
See www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc/findingaids/view.php?eadid=ICU.SPCL.HURBURTOHARA


O’Hara, Mary [i.e., Mary O’Hara Alsop] (1885-1980) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_O’Hara_(author)


O’Harra, Jack (fl. 1950s-1960s) (stories)
Probably a pseudonym.


O’Higgins, Harvey J(errold) (1876-1929) (stories)
Born in London, Ontario; educated at Toronto University; playwright and author.


Ohrt, Wallace L. (fl. 1950s) (stories)
Born in Saskatchewan, Canada.


O’Keeffe, Neil (1893-1968) (art)
Name also given as Neil O’Keefe. Born in Creston, Iowa.


O’Laughlin, John Callan (1873-1949) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Callan_O%27Laughlin


Older, Mrs. Fremont [i.e., Cora Miranda Baggerly Older] (1875-1968) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95828581


O’Leary, Frank (1902- ) (stories)
Ex-convict; served time in Sing Sing for robbery; co-authored a book on prison dialect. Not to be confused with confused with animator and writer Frank O’Leary (1922- ). Born in New York City.


O’Leary, Mike (fl. 1930s-1940s) (stories)
Not to be confused with British Army officer Michael O’Leary (1888-1961).


Oliphant, Ronald (1884-1968) (stories)
See freespace.virgin.net/audrey.parnhamandco/Bhe/Laurie1.htm


Oliver, (Symmes) Chad(wick) (1928-1993) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oliver_chad


Oliver, Harry (fl. 1940s) (stories)
Not the Oscar-winning movie director (1888?-1973) who became a desert hermit.


Olivers, Thomas (1725-1799) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Olivers


Ollivant, Alfred (1874-1927) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/ollivant_alfred


Olmsted, Harry F(rancis) (1889-1970) (stories)
Born August 10, 1889 in Los Angeles; worked as a civil engineer before turning to fiction; claimed to have sold 1200 stories; died April 2, 1970 in Riverside, California.


Olmsted, (Edgar) Stanley (1877-1939) (stories)
See books.google.com/books?id=qkJEAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA433&lpg=PA433&dq=%22Stanley+Olmsted%22+writer&source=bl&ots=5Kl0i7lT0B&sig=68-Tlf3AW5xZmJStdy8arT-rGJ4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjX3I-gr8DTAhUT32MKHdBdBcAQ6AEIJDAB#v=onepage&q=%22Stanley%20Olmsted%22%20writer&f=false


Olsen, Sondra Spatt (1936-2013) (stories)
See specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/manuscripts/findingaids/olsen_sondra.html


Olson, Eugene E. (1936-2018) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brad_Steiger


Olson, Maribeth (fl. 1950s-1960s) (art)
See todaysinspiration.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/the-art-of-wow-featuring-maribeth-olson.html


O’Malley, Power [born Michael Augustine Power] (1877-1946) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_O’Malley


Onions, (George) Oliver (1873-1961) (stories)
Changed his name legally to George Oliver in 1918, but continued to write as Oliver Onions.


Onslow, John (1906-1985) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/john-onslow.html


Openshaw, George H(arry) (1882-?) (stories)
Birth in Birmingham, England, registered as George Henry Openshaw; probably died in Kenya, to which he sailed in 1946, apparently intending to live there.


Opie, Peter (1918-1982) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iona_and_Peter_Opie



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