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VanderMeer, Jeff(rey Scott) (1968- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/vandermeer_jeff


Vansittart, Robert (Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart) (1881-1957) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Vansittart,_1st_Baron_Vansittart


Varè, Daniele B. (1880-1956) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniele_Var%C3%A8


Varga, Arnold (1926-1994) (art)
See adcglobal.org/awards/hall-of-fame/arnold-varga


Vatsek, Joan [born Joan Vaczek; Mrs. Robert Arthur] (1916-1996) (stories)
See www.elizabetharthur.org/bio/jvarthur.html


Vaughan, Henry (1621-1695) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Vaughan


Vaughan-Thomas, (Lewis John) Wynford (1908-1987) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynford_Vaughan-Thomas


Vaux, Patrick; pseudonym of Maclaren Mein (1872-1935) (stories)
Writer and journalist. Born in Roxburgh, New Zealand; lived in Essex, England.


Veiller, Bayard (1869-1943) (stories)
Born in Brooklyn. Playwright.


Venable, Edward C(arrington, Jr.) (1884-1936) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64899924


Ver Beck, Frank [i.e., William Francis Ver Beck] (1858-1933) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Ver_Beck


Vercel, Roger [born Roger Cretin] (1894-1957) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Vercel


Verga, Giovanni (Carmelo) (1840-1922) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Verga


Vermandel, Janet Gregory (1922-2002) (stories)
Born in New York; advertising copywriter in Montreal; later living in Florida.


Vernam, Glenn R. (1896-1980) (stories) (assoc.)
Western writer. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas.


Verne, Jules (Gabriel) (1828-1905) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Verne


Verner, Gerald; pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle (1897-1980) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/gerald-verner.html


Verney, Frank E(dwin Adwyn Warwick) (1882-1941) (stories)
Writer on tropical administration and military subjects, of sporting sketches and short stories; editor of the British Legion magazine; lived on the Isle of Wight.


Verrill, A(lpheus) Hyatt (1871-1954) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/verrill_a_hyatt


Very, Jones (1813-1880) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_Very


Vesey-Fitzgerald, Brian (Seymour) (1900-1981) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Vesey-Fitzgerald


Vezhinov, Pavel [born Nikola Delchev Gugov] (1914-1983) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavel_Vezhinov


Vickrey, Robert (Remsen) (1926-2011) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Vickrey


Victoria, Queen (1819-1901) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Victoria


Vidor, King (Wallis) (1894-1982) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Vidor


Vielé, Herman Knickerbocker (1856-1908) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Knickerbocker_Viel%C3%A9


Vikelas, Demetrius (1835-1908) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demetrius_Vikelas


Viljoen, [General] Ben(jamin) J(ohannis) (1868-1917) (stories)
Boer General and war hero. Born in Woodhouse, South Africa; died in La Mesa, New Mexico.


Villiers de l’Isle-Adam, (Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste, Comte de) (1838-1889) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/villiers_de_lisle-adam


Villiers, Alan (John Murray) (1903-1982) (stories)
Writer, lecturer, sailor, nautical expert. Born in Melbourne, Australia; died in Oxford, England.


Villiers-Stuart, Gerald (1869-1951) (stories)
See thepeerage.com/p7271.htm


Vinal, Harold (1891-1965) (stories)
See vinalhavenhistoricalsociety.org/peopleofinterest/vinalharold.html


Vincent, Harl; pseudonym of Harold Vincent Schoepflin (1893-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/vincent_harl


Vincent, Henry (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Probably not musician Henry Bethel Vincent (1872-1941).


Viorst, Judith (1931- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Viorst


Virgil, Andy [i.e., Andrew Virgil Calafatello] (1925-1980) (art)
See todaysinspiration-andyvirgil.blogspot.co.uk


Vise, (Marjorie) Jennetta (Blithe) (1912-1979) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/06/jenetta-vise.html


Visscher, William Lightfoot (1842-1924) (stories)
See www.skagitriverjournal.com/wa/library/newspaper/visscher/visscher2-bio1.html


Vivian, E. Charles; pseudonym of Charles Cannell (1882-1947) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/vivian_e_charles


Vivian, Francis; pseudonym of Arthur Ernest Ashley (1906-1979) (stories)
See gadetection.pbworks.com/w/page/7932417/Vivian%2C%20Francis


Vivian, Herbert (1865-1940) (stories)
Born in Chichester; educated at Harrow and Cambridge; founder of Royalist International; author, journalist and foreign correspondent.


Vogdes, Margaret [née Strong] (fl. 1920s-1940s) (stories)
Wife of Walter Vogdes and of Stoddard B. Colby.


Vogdes, Walter (1893?-1935) (stories)
Editor of “True Detective Stories” magazine, author. Born in California (?); died in New York City.


Vogel, Harry B(enjamin) (1868-1947) (stories)
Born in Dunedin, New Zealand; educated at Charterhouse; expert rifleman; returned to New Zealand in 1885 and became barrister and solicitor of Supreme Court there; back in England in 1894 and entered journalism, editing Royal Magazine and then People; member of London Stock Exchange; director of a steel sheet and rolling company.


Volk, Gordon (1885-1962) (stories)
Born in Brighton; educated at College de Dieppe; author and journalist.


Volkman, Ernest (1940- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Volkman


Voltaire; pseudonym of François Marie Arouet (1694-1778) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voltaire


von Bismarck, Otto [i.e., Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg] (1815-1898) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_von_Bismarck


Von Block, Bela (William) (1922-1991) (stories)
Born in Cleveland, Ohio.


Von Block, Sylvia (1931- ) (stories)
Born in Brooklyn, New York.


von Chamisso, Adelbert (1781-1838) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adelbert_von_Chamisso


Von Der Goltz, Peggy (fl. 1930s-1940s) (stories)
Probably American.


von Hoffensthal, Hans [i.e., Johann Nepomuk Anton Josef Maria von Heppberger zu Tirschtenberg und Hoffensthal] (1877-1914) (stories)
See de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_von_Hoffensthal


Von Schrader, Atreus (Hargadine) (1887-1933) (stories)
Father of CIA agent Atreus Hargadine Von Schrader (1912?-1972).


von Stockhausen, Juliana (1899-1998) (stories)
See de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliana_von_Stockhausen


von Tempski, Armine (1892-1943) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armine_von_Tempski


Von Ziekursch, T(heodore) (1895-1935) (stories)
Newspaperman, editor, novelist. Born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Vondrous, John C. (1884-1935) (art)
See www.askart.com/artist/John_C_Vondrous/100267/John_C_Vondrous.aspx


Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. (1922-2007) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Vonnegut


Voute, Emile (William) (1870-1943) (stories)
Born in Amsterdam, Holland; died in New York City; journalist, author and dramatist.


Vredenburg, Edric (Walcott) (1860-1941) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/captain-edric-vredenburg.html


Vynne, Nora (1864-1914) (stories)
See www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803120306174


Waddell, C(harles) C(arey) (1868-1930) (stories)
Born in Ohio; graduate of Marietta College; newspaperman in Ohio before becoming full-time writer.


Wadsley, Olive (Mary) (1885-1959) (stories)
Educated in Germany; journalist and author.


Wager, Walter (Herman) (1924-2004) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wager_walter


Waggener, Oren R(oss) (1894-1983) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Waggener.html


Wagner, Charles (1852-1918) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Wagner


Wagner, Rob (1872-1942) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Wagner


Wagstaff, Blanche Shoemaker (1888-1959) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blanche_Shoemaker_Wagstaff


Waite, Stephen; pseudonym of John H. Striebel (1891-1962) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Waite.html


Walcott, Earle Ashley (1859-1931) (stories)
Born in Magnolia, Illinois; educated at University of California; editorial writer, San Francisco Examiner, 1889-1909; editor, Weekly Examiner.


Walden, Anne Brevoort Eddy [Mrs. Reginald Prescott Walden] (1872-1964) (stories)
Born in Mamaroneck, N.Y.


Waldo, Mary Jane (1915-1967) (stories)
See nwda.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv17700


Waldron, Adelaide Cilley (1843-1909) (stories)
See www.familyfindings.com/2009/07/waldron-adelaide-cilley/


Waldron, Eli [born Gerald Cleveland Waldron] (1916-1980) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli_Waldron


Walford, L(ucy) B(ethia Colquhoun) [Mrs. Alfred Saunders Waiford] (1845-1915) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Bethia_Walford


Walk, Charles Edmonds (1875-1943) (stories)
Born in Memphis, Tennessee.


Walker, Alice (Malsenior) (1944- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/walker_alice


Walker, David (Esdaile) (1907-1968) (stories)
Born in Darjeeling, India; educated at Oxford; foreign correspondent and leader writer.


Walker, David (Harry) (1911-1992) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Walker_(author)


Walker, Francis A(masa) (1840-1897) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Amasa_Walker


Walker, Frank H. (fl. 1910s) (stories)
Lived in Chicago, Illinois.


Walker, June (1900-1966) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_Walker


Walker, K(enneth) M(acfarlane) (1883-1966) (stories)
The only Walker who seems to fit is the English physician (1883-1966); he was born in London, England and died in Midhurst, England.


Walker, Mickey [i.e., Edward Patrick Walker] (1903-1981) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickey_Walker_(boxer)


Walker, Stanley (1898-1962) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Walker_(editor)


Wall, R. N. (fl. 1910s-1920s) (stories)
Lived in Richmond, Virginia.


Wall, Robert H. (Jr.) (1909- ) (stories)
Born in California. Not to be confused with the New Jersey political figure and lawyer (1909-1969).


Wallace, Alexander (1900-1992) (stories)
Writer. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.


Wallace, (George) Carlton (1903-1980) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/carlton-wallace.html


Wallace, (Richard Horatio) Edgar (1875-1932) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Wallace


Wallace, Francis (John) (1894-1977) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Bellaire, Ohio. Graduate of Notre Dame; newspaper and magazine sportswriter in New York City.


Wallace, Frederick William (1886-1958) (stories)
Born in Glasgow, Scotland; died in Montreal, Canada; journalist, photographer, historian and novelist.



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