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Bishop, Julia (Virginia Phifer) Truitt (1852-1931) (stories)
Born in Mansfield, Louisiana; died in Birmingham, Alabama.


Bissell, Richard (Pike) (1913-1977) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Pike_Bissell


Bissell, Tom (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Probably not automobile expert and businessman Thomas Ashley Bissell (1899- ).


Bisson, Frank [i.e., William Francis Legros Bisson] (1894-1956) (stories)
Born in Lancashire, England; died in British Columbia, Canada; served in merchant navy.


Bixby, Rex Vancil (1893-1959) (stories)
Father of Jerome Bixby.


Bjorklund, Larry F. [i.e., Lorence Ferdinand Bjorklund] (1913-1978) (art)
See pulpartists.com/BJorklund.html


Bjorkman, Frances Maule (1879-1966) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Maule_Bjorkman


Björnson, Björnstjerne (1832-1910) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B8rnstjerne_Bj%C3%B8rnson


Black, Dorothy (Delius Allan) (1890-1977) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Black_(novelist)


Black, Irma Simonton (1906-1972) (stories)
See bankstreet.edu/center-childrens-literature/irma-black-award/irma-black-biography/


Black, Ladbroke (Lionel Day) (1877-1940) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/09/paul-urquhart-ladbroke-black-thomas.html


Blackburn, Tom W. [i.e., Thomas Wakefield Blackburn, II] (1913-1992) (stories)
Author of western novels and resident in Burbank, California. Not to be confused with the English poet Thomas Blackburn.


Blackledge, W(illiam) J(ames) (1886-1948) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/william-james-blackledge.html


Blackmore, R(ichard) D(oddridge) (1825-1900) (stories)
Born in Longworth, Berkshire; lived for some years in Wales; called to the bar in 1852 but gave up the law for teaching and writing.


Blackwell, Garie (fl. 1970s) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garie_Blackwell


Blackwood, Algernon (Henry) (1869-1951) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Blackwood


Blade, Alexander; house pseudonym (fl. 1940s-1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blade_alexander


Blaine, John; pseudonym of Hal Goodwin (1914-1990) (art)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blaine_john


Blair, Emily Newell (1877-1951) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Newell_Blair


Blake, Lillie D(evereux Umsted) [born Elizabeth Johnson Devereux] (1833-1913) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillie_Devereux_Blake


Blake, (Francis William) Stacey (1873-1964) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blake_stacey


Blake, William (1757-1827) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake


Blaker, Richard (Sidney) (1893-1940) (stories)
Born in India, educated at Oxford, died in Los Angeles; journalist and author.


Blakeslee, Frederick M(anley) (1898-1973) (stories) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Blakeslee.html


Blanchard, Amy E(lla) (1854-1926) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Ella_Blanchard


Blanchard, (Samuel) Laman (1804-1845) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Laman_Blanchard


Blanco-Fombona, Rufino (1874-1944) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rufino_Blanco-Fombona


Blandick, Clara (1880-1962) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Blandick


Blanton, Smiley (1882-1966) (stories)
See www.answers.com/topic/blanton-smiley-psychoanalysis


Blasco, Eusebio [i.e., Eusebio Blasco Soler] (1844-1903) (stories)
See es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eusebio_Blasco


Blatchford, Robert (Peel Glanville) (1851-1943) (stories)
Born in Maidstone. Journalist.


Blethen, (Alden) Joseph (Jr.) (1870-1937) (stories)
Publisher and playwright. Born in Farmington, Maine; died in Reno, Nevada.


Blighton, Frank H(arris) (1873-1926) (stories)
Was a lawyer, newspaper man, and author of scientific books and fiction magazines.


Bliss, Corinne Demas (1947- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corinne_Demas


Bliss, Tip [i.e., Tyler Howe Bliss] (1890-1944) (stories)
Born in Salem, Massachusetts; prize-winning news photographer.


Bloch, Robert (Albert) (1917-1994) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bloch_robert


Blochman, Lawrence G(oldtree) (1900-1975) (stories)
Author and journalist. Born in San Diego, California; died in New York City.


Block, Lawrence (1938- ) (stories)
Freelance New York writer; graduate of University of Michigan; author of numerous magazine articles and short stories under various names, ghosted several books, wrote paperback novels.


Bloom, Murray Teigh (1916-2009) (stories)
Journalist and author. Born in New York City.


Bloom, Si [i.e., Seymour L. Bloom] (1911- ) (stories)
American author.


Bloomfield, Howard V(an) L(ieu) (1900-1998) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/harold-van-lieu-bloomfield-author.html


Blossom, David (J.) (1927-1995) (art)
Born in Chicago, Illinois.


Bloundelle-Burton, John Edward (1850-1917) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bloundelle-burton_john


Blummer, Jon L. [born Jacob Lupu Blumer] (1904-1955) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Blummer.html


Blundell, Mary E. (Sweetman) [Mrs. Francis Blundell] (1859-1930) (stories)
Born near Dublin; lived also in Lancashire and Dorset; settled in Liverpool after marriage. Her sister was Agnes (Sweetman) Castle.


Blyth, Myrna (1939- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrna_Blyth


Boatright, Mody C(oggin) (1896-1977) (stories)
See www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbo01


Bocca, Geoffrey (1923-1983) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/george-revelli.html


Bodenheim, Maxwell (1892-1954) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxwell_Bodenheim


Bodkin, [Judge] M(atthias) McDonnell (1850-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthias_McDonnell_Bodkin


Boehm, Sydney (1908-1990) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Boehm


Bogart, William (Gibson, Jr.) (1903-1977) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bogart_william_g


Boggs, Russell A. (fl. 1910s-1920s) (stories)
Railroader; lived in Pennsylvania.


Bojer, Johan (1872-1959) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Bojer


Bolce, (William) Harold (1868-1940) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=137932845


Boles, Paul Darcy (1916-1984) (stories)
Author. Born in Ashley-Hudson, Indiana (one source says he was born in 1919 in Auburn, Indiana); died in Atlanta, Georgia.


Bolitho, William (1890-1930) (stories)
See spartacus-educational.com/Jbolitho.htm


Bonar, Horatius (1808-1889) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatius_Bonar


Bond, MacGregor (1884?-1958) (stories)
Reporter and writer. Died in New York City.


Bond, Nelson S(lade) (1908-2006) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bond_nelson_s


Bongartz, Roy (1924-1989) (stories)
See www.nytimes.com/1989/03/02/obituaries/roy-bongartz-writer-64.html


Bonham, Frank [i.e., Cecil Francis Bonham] (1914-1988) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bonham_frank


Bonham, Margaret [i.e., Margaret Edith Bonham Griffiths Bazalgette Kimber] (1913-1991) (stories)
Born in Wimbledon, England; died in Colyton, Devonshire.


Bonnecarrere, Paul (1925-1977) (stories)
Free-lance journalist.


Bonner, Geraldine (May) (1863-1930) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Staten Island, N.Y.


Bonnet, Leslie (1902-1985) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Bonnet


Bonney, Norman J. (fl. 1920s-1930s) (stories)
Bank clerk. Probably from Boston, Massachusetts.


Bonnin, Gertrude Simmons (1876-1938) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zitkala-Sa


Bonter, Max (1882-?) (stories)
Sailor. Probably from New York.


Bontly, Thomas (John) (1939-2012) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.com/2019/03/thomas-bontly.html


Boop, David (Wayne) (1968- ) (stories)
See www.davidboop.com


Booth, Charles G(ordon) (1896-1949) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/charles-g-booth.html


Booth, Christopher B(elvard) (1889-1950) (stories)
Born in Centralia, Missouri; newspaper owner; journalist for Chicago Daily News.


Booth, Edwin (Thomas) (1833-1893) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Booth


Booth, Ernest (Granville) (1899-1959) (stories)
Spent two terms in Folsom Prison, California, for robbery; began writing while in Folsom, and got a job writing for the movies after his first release; died in McNeil Island Prison, Washington.


Booth, Frederick (1882-1948) (stories)
Indiana author.


Boothby, Guy (Newell) (1867-1905) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/boothby_guy


Borack, Stanley (1927-1993) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Borack.html


Borade, Devyani (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See devyaniborade.blogspot.co.uk


Bordages, Asa (Cyril) (1906-1986) (stories)
Born in Texas; died in New Jersey; feature writer for the New York World Telegram; playwright and author.


Borland, Barbara (Dodge) (1904-1991) (stories)
See drs.library.yale.edu/HLTransformer/HLTransServlet?stylename=yul.ead2002.xhtml.xsl&pid=beinecke:borland


Borland, Hal [i.e., Harold Glen Borland] (1900-1978) (stories)
See drs.library.yale.edu/HLTransformer/HLTransServlet?stylename=yul.ead2002.xhtml.xsl&pid=beinecke:borland


Bortner, Norman Stanley (1903-1953) (stories)
Born in Maryland; died in Baltimore.


Bostelmann, Carl (John) (1905?- ) (stories)
Born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.


Bostock, Claude (W.) (1891-1970?) (stories)
American talent agent.


Boswell, Charles (Meigs, Jr.) (1909-1982) (stories)
Free-lance writer; born in Richmond, Virginia, not to be confused with the golfer of the same name.


Boswell, James (, 9th Laird of Auchinleck) (1740-1795) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Boswell


Bosworth, Allan R(ucker) (1901-1986) (stories) (assoc.)
Author and naval officer. Born in San Angelo, Texas; lived in Roanoke, Virginia.


Botsford, Harry (1890-?) (stories) (assoc.)
American journalist.


Böttger, Bernd (1938-1974) (stories)
See www.hisutton.com/The%20Escape%20of%20Bernd%20Boettger.html


Botts, Richard M(urray?) (1917-2011) (stories)
Not to be confused with Methodist theologian Dick Murray (1924- ).


Boucher, Anthony; pseudonym of William A. P. White (1911-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/boucher_anthony


Bouck, Zeh; pseudonym of John W. Schmidt (1901-1946) (stories)
See hamgallery.com/Tribute/2PI/2pi2.pdf


Bouma, J(ohannes) L(ambertus) (1914-1978) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in the Netherlands; died in Long Beach, California.


Bourdillon, Francis William (1852-1921) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_William_Bourdillon



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