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Patterson, Antoinette de Coursey (1866-1925) (stories)
See www.christopherhjones.com/the-end-of-a-romance/


Patterson, Henry W. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Novelist. Perhaps from Weston, Massachusetts.


Patterson, Joseph Medill (1879-1946) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Medill_Patterson


Patterson, Lucile [i.e., Lucile Patterson Marsh] (1890- ) (art)
See www.americanartarchives.com/marsh.htm


Patterson, Norma ({c}1889-1991) (stories)
See www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fpasq


Patterson, Russell (H.) (1893-1977) (art)
See strippersguide.blogspot.com/2011/11/ink-slinger-profiles-russell-patterson.html


Pattinson, James (1915-2009) (stories)
See www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/books-obituaries/6762886/James-Pattinson.html


Paul, Frank R(udolph) (1884-1963) (stories)
See pulpartists.com/PF.html


Paull, H(arry) M(ajor) (1854-1934) (stories)
Born in Monmouth; educated privately; civil servant and dramatist.


Paust, Gil(bert Harry) (1912-1988) (stories) (art)
Free-lance writer and the 14th editor of Adventure magazine. An expert on outdoor sports such as hunting and fishing, and also knowledgeable about aeronautics. His claim to hold a Ph.D. in physics from Columbia University cannot be substantiated. Born in and resident of Yonkers, New York. Like Alden Norton before him and Bruce Cassiday after him, Gil Paust contributed prolifically to Adventure, but because he used a number of pseudonyms, his contributions are not realized.


Paustovsky, Konstantin (Georgiyevich) (1892-1968) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Paustovsky


Payn, James (1830-1898) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/payn_james


Payne, Elizabeth Stancy [born Elizabeth Magovern] (1868-1944) (stories)
Born in New York; died in East Orange, New Jersey; novelist and fashion writer.


Payne, John (1842-1916) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Payne_(poet)


Payne, (Pierre Stephen) Robert (1911-1983) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/payne_robert


Payne, Stephen (1888-1970) (stories)
Prolific writer of westerns. Born in North Park, Colorado; died in Denver, Colorado (?).


Payne, Will (1865-1954) (stories)
Born in Whiteside County, Illinois; journalist and financial editor of Chicago Daily News, Chicago Chronicle and Economist; contributed fiction to magazines.


Payson, William Farquhar (fl. 1900s-1910s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/payson_william_farquhar


Peach, Arthur Wallace (1886-1956) (stories)
Poet. Essayist, novelist, teacher. Born and resident in Vermont.


Peacock, Thomas Love (1785-1866) (stories)
Born in Dorsetshire; largely self-educated; employed by the East India Company for many years.


Peacock, Wilbur Scott (1915-1979) (stories) (assoc.)
Editor, writer of short stories and television scripts. Born in Kansas; died in Los Angeles, California.


Peake, Elmore E(lliott) (1871-1930) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7943818


Peake, Mervyn (Laurence) (1911-1968) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mervyn_Peake


Pearce, Dick [i.e., Richard Elmo Pearce] (1909-1990) (stories)
. Editor and journalist. Born in Springer, Oklahoma; resident of San Francisco, California.


Pearl, Nancy Linn (1945- ) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/nancy_linn.pearl/532830?profileId=532830


Pearlman, Edith (1936- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Pearlman


Pearsall, Robert J. (fl. 1900s-1930s) (stories)
Traveller, writer, later affiliated with the WPA. Born in Michigan; lived in Tacoma, Washington.


Pearse, Alfred (1856-1933) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Pearse


Pearson, [Sir] C(yril) Arthur (1866-1921) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Arthur_Pearson,_1st_Baronet


Pearson, Drew [i.e., Andrew Russell Pearson] (1897-1969) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Russell_Pearson


Pearson, Edmund (Lester) (1880-1937) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Pearson


Pearson, George (fl. 1910s-1920s) (stories)
Perhaps the English writer, producer and director of motion pictures (1875-1973).


Pearson, (Edward) Hesketh (Gibbons) (1887-1964) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesketh_Pearson


Pearson, John (George) (1930- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Pearson_(author)


Pease, Raymond S. (1908-1990) (art)
See www.adobegallery.com/artist/Raymond_Pease_1908157229714


Peattie, Elia W(ilkinson) (1862-1935) (stories)
Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Peattie, Louise (Redfield) (1900-1965) (stories)
See socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/ark:/99166/w68h0048


Peck, A. G. (fl. 1920s-1930s) (art)
Born in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey.


Peck, Harry Thurston (1856-1914) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Thurston_Peck


Peck, Henry J(arvis) (1880-1964) (art)
Born in Galesburg, Illinois; lived in Warren, Rhode Island.


Peck, Leland Ward (1885-1957) (stories)
Traveller, wrote novels and short stories and collected Americana. Born in the west.


Peddie, Tom (1874-1954) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.com/2019/01/tom-peddie.html


Peden, Charles (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Was probably involved with the production of newsreels.


Peel, J(ohn) H(ugh) B(rignal) (1913-1983) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._H._B._Peel


Peery, James Robert (1900-1954) (stories)
Born in Mississippi; served in U.S. Army’s Signal and Intelligence Divisions in WWI; worked in banking and cotton before settling into journalism; published two mainstream novels under his real name.


Peet, Jeanie Spring (1843-1921) (stories)
See www.askart.com/artist_bio/Jeanie_Spring_Peet/10041659/Jeanie_Spring_Peet.aspx


Pegler, Arthur James (1864?-1961) (stories)
Cowboy, farmhand, journalist, editor. Born in London, England; died in Tucson, Arizona.


Peissel, Michel (Georges Francois) (1937-2011) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michel_Peissel


Peisson, Edouard (1896-1963) (stories)
See fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Peisson


Pelham, G. Frederick (Jr.) (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Perhaps architect G. Fred Pelham II (1897?-1967).


Pelley, William Dudley (1890-1965) (stories)
Author, journalist, editor and writer. Founder of Fascist organization, the Silver Shirts. Convicted of sedition during World War II and served eight years of a fifteen year sentence. Born in Lynn, Massachusetts; lived in Asheville, North Carolina; died in Noblesville, Indiana.


Pelzweig, Rose [i.e., Rose Pelswick] (1900-1981) (stories)
Born as Pelzweig in Slovakia; died as Pelswick in New York; film critic for the New York Journal American.


Pemberton, Clive (1881-1954) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/clive-pemberton.html


Pemberton, [Sir] Max (1863-1950) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pemberton_max


Pendered, Mary L(ucy) (1858-1940) (stories)
Born in London.


Pendexter, Hugh (1875-1940) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/04/hugh-pendexter.html


Pendleton, Louis Beauregard (1861-1939) (stories)
Born in Tebeauville, Georgia.


Pendray, [Dr.] G(eorge) Edward (1901-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pendray_g_edward


Penfield, Cornelia Sterrett (1892-1938) (stories)
See www.penfield.fm/genealogy/wc17/wc17_425.html


Penfield, Frederic Courtland (1855-1922) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Courtland_Penfield


Penha, James (W.) (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.jamespenha.com


Peple, Edward (Henry) (1869-1924) (stories)
Born in Richmond, Virginia.


Pérard, Victor (1870-1957) (art)
See www.askart.com/artist/Victor_Semon_Perard/28755/Victor_Semon_Perard.aspx


Perc, Kern L. (fl. 1940s) (stories)
Perhaps a pseudonym.


Perkins, Edmund T. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Not to be confused with civil engineer Edmund Taylor Perkins (1864-1921).


Perkins, Kenneth (Taylor) (1890-1951) (stories) (assoc.)
Author and playwright. Born in Kodia Kanal, India; educated at University of California; died in Los Angeles, California.


Perlès, Alfred (1897-1990) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Perles


Perrault, E(rnest) G(eorge) (1922-2010) (stories)
See www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=ernest-george-perrault&pid=140068091


Perret, Jacques (1901-1992) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Perret_(writer)


Perry, (William) Armstrong (1877-1938) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/memorial/46362255


Perry, Carlotta; pseudonym of Charlotte Augusta Perry (1840-1914) (stories)
See www.watertownhistory.org/articles/CarlottaPerry.htm


Perry, Clay [i.e., Clair Willard Perry] (1887-1961) (stories)
Author, editor, journalist, expert on paper. Born in Badger (some sources say Waupaca) Wisconsin; died in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.


Perry, Lawrence (1875-1954) (stories)
Born in Newark, N.J.; journalist with various New York newspapers from 1897; special writer for Consolidated Press Association in Washington D.C. from 1920.


Perry, Oliver Hazard (fl. 1930s-1940s) (stories)
Presumably one of the many descendants of the American Naval Officer (1785-1819).


Perry, Ralph R. (1895-?) (stories)
Naval man and traveller; not to be confused with Ralph Barton Perry (1876-1957).


Pertwee, Roland (1885-1963) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pertwee_roland


Perutz, Leo (1884-1957) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/perutz_leo


Peskett, S(idney) John (1906-1991) (stories)
Born and educated in London; died in Tunbridge Wells, England.


Peters, C(harles) F(rederick) (1882-1948) (art)
Born in Christiania, Norway; died in New York City.


Petersen, Herman (1893-1973) (stories)
Born in Utica, N.Y.; writer for the pulps; worked for Utica newspapers; was a postmaster in Poolville, N.Y.


Peterson, Harry R. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Perhaps a misspelling of author Harry L. Peterson (1900- ).


Peterson, Phyllis Lee (1909-2001) (stories)
See www.imdb.com/name/nm7711630


Petmecky, Ben J. (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Almost certainly related to Texas-born journalist, teacher and writer Ben Joe Petmecky (1922- ).


Petrie, Simon (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Petrie


Petronius [i.e., Gaius Petronius Arbiter] [{c}27-66] (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petronius


Petronius; possibly a pseudonym of Paul Tabori (1908-1974) (stories)
See groovyageofhorror.tumblr.com/post/113265006116/london-unexpurgated-by-petronius-new-english


Pettee, (Walter) Clinton (1872-1937) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Pettee.html


Pettee, F(lorence) M(ae) (1885-1966) (stories)
Born in Spencer, Massachusetts; died in Foxborough, Massachusetts.


Pettener, Emanuele (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.fau.edu/llcl/Pettener.php


Pew, Marlen (1878-1956) (stories)
See cdsun.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/cornell?a=d&d=CDS19361016.2.13


Peyré, Joseph (1892-1968) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Peyr%C3%A9


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



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