The General Fiction Magazine Index


Biographical Notes


Previous Biographical Notes Table-of-Contents

Williams, Oscar C. (1900?-1964) (stories)
Poet, editor and anthologist. Born in Brooklyn, New York (one source says Odessa, Russia, in 1899); died in New York City.


Williams, Robert Moore (1907-1977) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/williams_robert_moore


Williams, Sidney (Clark) (1878-1949) (stories)
Born in Maine; reporter, literary editor, drama critic, on newspapers in Maine, Boston and Philadelphia.


Williams, T. Jeff ({c}1938- ) (stories)
Graduate of University of Oregon; journalist in Asia, 1962-1972, then in Chicago; living in California.


Williams, Wythe (1881-1956) (stories)
See spartacus-educational.com/Jwythe.htm


Williamson, Alice M(uriel, née Livingston) [Mrs. C. N. Williamson] (1869-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Muriel_Williamson


Williamson, C(harles) N(orris) (1859-1920) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Norris_Williamson


Williamson, Geoffrey (1897-1976) (stories)
Died in Shepway, Kent.


Williamson, Jack [i.e., John Stewart Williamson] (1908-2006) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/williamson_jack


Wills, Philip (Aubrey) (1907-1978) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Wills


Wills, W(illiam) Henry (1810-1880) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Wills_(journalist)


Willsie, Honoré [i.e., Honoré McCue Willsie Morrow] (1880-1940) (stories)
See data.desmoinesregister.com/famous-iowans/honore-willsie-morrow


Willson, Gordon Beckles (1901-1954) (stories)
Son of Beckles Willson.


Wilmot, John, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-1680) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wilmot,_2nd_Earl_of_Rochester


Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Wilson


Wilson, [Sir] Angus (Frank Johnstone) (1913-1991) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wilson_angus


Wilson, Charles Grenville (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Poet, perhaps a resident of Farmington, Maine.


Wilson, Cherry [i.e., Rosemary J. “Cherry Rose” Wilson, née Burdick] (1893-1976) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/cherry-wilson-western-author.html


Wilson, Earl (1907-1987) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_Wilson_(columnist)


Wilson, George (1919-2007) (art)
See de.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Wilson_(Comiczeichner)


Wilson, Guthrie (Edward Melville) (1914-1984) (stories)
Educated at Victoria University College and Wellington Teachers’ College in New Zealand; taught at Marlborough College in Blenheim, New Zealand, Newington College, Sydney, Australia, and Scots College, Sydney; served as an officer in the New Zealand Division infantry in the Middle East and Italy during WWII.


Wilson, Guy D. (fl. 1910s) (stories)
Texas-born naval man, journalist, traveller. Not to be confused with English officer and political figure Sir Guy Douglas Arthur Fleetwood Wilson (1850-1940).


Wilson, (John) Kirk (1912-1971) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Wilson.html


Wilson, Margaret [i.e., Margaret Wilhelmina Wilson Turner] (1882-1973) (stories)
Born in Traer, Iowa; died in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England; sister of Ruth Wilson.


Wilson, Neill C(ompton) (1889-{c}1960) (stories) (assoc.)
Reporter, writer and editor. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota; lived in California.


Wilson, Robley (Conant, Jr.) (1930-2018) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robley_Wilson


Wilson, Romer [i.e., Florence Roma Muir Wilson] (1891-1930) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2017/09/romer-wilson.html


Wilson, Steve (1943- ) (stories) (art)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wilson_steve


Wilson, Theodora Wilson (1865-1941) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wilson_theodora_wilson


Wilson, W. N. (fl. 1910s-1930s) (art)
Also illustrated children’s books.


Wilson, Wood Levette (1865-1945) (stories)
Born in Indianapolis.


Wilstach, John (Hudnall) (1890-1951) (stories)
Born in Oakland, California, son of a former executive in the Hays Office (overseers of Hollywood censorship); prolific pulp author.


Wiltsey, Norman B. (fl. 1940s-1960s) (stories)
Expert on Indians of North America.


Winch, Evelyn M.; pseudonym of Marie Elspeth Agnes Winch (1895-1939) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/evelyn-winch.html


Winch, Marie Elspeth Agnes (née Makgill) (1895-1939) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/evelyn-winch.html


Winchell, (Nathaniel) Prentice (Jr.) (1895-1976) (stories)
Born in Evanston, Illinois; died in Tallahassee, Florida; worked for an advertising agency, then newspaper man; editor of trade publications, journalism lecturer; wrote and produced over 500 radio mystery shows, wrote for films and TV; published some 400 magazine detective stories, including 40 about Fire Marshal Ben Pedley, besides those books listed below.


Winchester, Clarence (Arthur Charles) (1895-1981) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/clarence-winchester.html


Windas, Cedric W(ilford) (1888-1966) (stories)
Artist, writer, expert on naval customs and vocabulary. Born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia; came to the United States in 1913; died in Hermosa Beach, California.


Winn, Godfrey (Herbert) (1906-1971) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godfrey_Winn


Winslow, Earle (Bartrom) (1884-1969) (art)
Born in Northville, Michigan; died in Woodstock, New York (?).


Winslow, Horatio (Gates) (1882-1972) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=1087388


Winsor, Diana (1946- ) (stories)
Born in Belfast; worked on newspapers, edited a company magazine; short story writer and painter.


Winter, William West (1881-1940) (stories)
Novelist and short story writer. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana; died in Rutland, Massachusetts.


Winterich, John T(racy) (1891-1970) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_T._Winterich


Wintle, A(lfred) D(aniel) (1897-1966) (stories)
Born in Mariopoul, South Russia, son of a diplomat; educated in France and Germany; military officer in the 1st Royal Dragoons in both world wars.


Winward, Shannon Connor (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.shannonconnorwinward.com


Wire, H(arold) C(hanning) (1899-1987) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in California, lived there most of life; author of some 300 magazine stories.


Wishart, (Agnes) Gertrude (1904-1984) (stories)
Born in Scotland; educated at Aberdeen and Cambridge universities; teacher in England, Scotland and Maine; died in Kent, England.


Wither, George (1588-1667) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Wither


Withers, George (1911-1959) (art)
See scdb.swem.wm.edu/?p=creators/creator&id=4629


Wittmack, Edgar Franklin (1894-1956) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Wittmack.html


Witton, Frederick (William, Jr.) (1897-1985) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Witton.html


Witwer, Harry Charles (1880-1929) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._C._Witwer


Wodehouse, [Sir] P(elham) G(renville) (1881-1975) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._G._Wodehouse


Wolf, David (E.) (1951- ) (stories)
Professor of Physiology.


Wolfe, Bernard (1915-1985) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wolfe_bernard


Wolfe, George W. (1911-1993) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Wolfe_(cartoonist)


Wolfe, Reese (fl. 1930s-1940s) (stories)
Naval (merchant marine?) man.


Wolfert, Ira (1908-1997) (stories)
Born in New York.


Wolff, William Almon (1885-1933) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Brooklyn; educated at New York University; contributor of fiction to magazines.


Wolitzer, Hilma (1930- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilma_Wolitzer


Wolkomir, Richard (1943- ) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=218865


Wolson, Morton (1913-2003) (stories)
Living in New York. Author of many pulp detective stories in the 1940s as Peter Paige.


Wolters, Richard A. (1920-1993) (stories)
See www.nytimes.com/1993/10/14/obituaries/richard-a-wolters-dog-training-expert-73.html


Wonderly, W(illiam) Carey (1890-1931) (stories)
Born in Baltimore, MD.


Wood, (Samuel) Andrew (1887-1966) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wood_samuel_andrew


Wood, Clement (1888-1950) (stories)
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; educated at University of Alabama and Yale Law School; lawyer, educator, poet and novelist; lived in N.Y. Husband of Gloria Goddard.


Wood, Henry Cleveland (1855-{c}1935) (stories)
Born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky; in ca.1912 he was running a bookstore in his native town.


Wood, Mrs. Henry [i.e., Ellen Price Wood] (1814-1887) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Wood_(author)


Wood, Kerry [i.e., Edgar Allardyce “Kerry” Wood] (1907-1998) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/author/show/1056948.Kerry_Wood


Wood, (Clarence) Lawson (1878-1957) (stories) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawson_Wood


Wood, Monica (fl. 1980s-2000s) (stories)
See www.monicawood.com/back.html


Wood, Sabine W(allingford) (1875-1932) (stories)
Born and died in Bangor, Maine.


Wood, Stanley L(lewellyn) (1867-1928) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/stanley-l-wood.html


Wood, Stuart (fl. 1960s-1970s) (stories)
Perhaps Canadian writer Stuart Zachary Taylor Wood (1889-1966)


Wood, Theodore Snow (1877-?) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2013/12/theodore-snow-wood-1877.html


Wood, Viola Ransom (1890-?) (stories)
California writer.


Wood, Walter (1866-1961) (stories)
Born in Bradford, England; educated in England and abroad; lived in Sussex.


Woodberry, George E(dward) (1855-1930) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Edward_Woodberry


Woodbridge, Elisabeth [Mrs. Charles G. Norris] (1870-1964) (stories)
Writer and educator. Born in Brooklyn, New York; died in Globe, Arizona.


Woodbury, David O(akes) (1896-1981) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/woodbury_david_o


Woodfield, William Read (1928-2001) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Woodfield


Woodhouse, Martin (Charlton) (1932-2011) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/woodhouse_martin


Woodrooffe, Thomas (1899-1978) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Woodrooffe


Woodrow, Nancy Mann (Waddel) [Mrs. Wilson Woodrow] (1867-1935) (stories)
See oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1602726


Woodrum, Lon (Riley) (1901-1995) (stories)
Born in Fredric, Illinois; novelist, poet, evangelist, minister in Evangelical United Brethren Church; resident of Oklahoma.


Woods, Bertha Gerneaux (née Davis) (1873-1952) (stories)
See digital.lib.umd.edu/archivesum/actions.DisplayEADDoc.do?source=MdU.ead.histms.0161.xml&style=ead


Woodville, R(ichard) Caton (Jr.) (1856-1927) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Caton_Woodville,_Jr.


Woodward, Arthur (1898-1986) (stories)
Western writer, expert on Navajo silversmithing; resident in Los Angeles, California. Died in Los Angeles, California. Not to be confused with the advertising man (1875?-1934); and not to be confused with antiquarian Arthur Frank Woodward (1883-1973) or geologist and “discoverer” of the “Piltdown Man” Arthur Smith Woodward (1864-1944).


Woodward, Edward (Emberlin) (1882-1951) (stories)
Born in Kidderminster; living in Berkshire in the 1930s.



Next Biographical Notes Table-of-Contents