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Newton, Wilfrid Bernard M. (1884-1951) (stories)
Born in London; educated at St. Aloysius’College, Highgate, and St. Edmund’s College, Ware; author, special correspondent, editor, feature writer, and book critic.

Nicholls, Peter (Douglas) (1939- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nicholls_peter

Nichols, (John) Beverley (1898-1983) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nichols_beverley

Nicholson, Hubert (1908-1996) (stories)
Journalist, poet and novelist; born in Hull; worked for provincial newspapers before moving to London and Fleet Street; joined Reuters as a sub-editor after the war; published over 30 books.

Nicholson, Meredith (1866-1947) (stories)
Born in Crawfordsville, Indiana; had degrees from Wabash College, Butler College, and Indiana University; newspaperman; author and essayist.

Nicolson, [Sir] Harold (George) (1886-1968) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nicolson_harold

Nisbet, (James) Hume (1849-1921) (stories)
Traveled extensively in Australia.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nisbet_hume

Niven, Larry [i.e., Laurence van Cott Niven] (1938- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/niven_larry

Nolan, J(ames) Vincent (fl. 1945-1958) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/12/j-vincent-nolan.html

Nolan, Tom ({c}1947- ) (stories)
See januarymagazine.com/profiles/nolan.html

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

Norden, Eric; pseudonym of Eric Pelletier (1899-1979) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/norden_eric

Norman, Barry (Leslie) (1933- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/norman_barry

Norman, Geoffrey (1943- ) (stories)
Has been editor at Playboy and Esquire magazines; columnist for Esquire; living in Vermont and Gulf Coast.

Norris, (Benjamin) Frank(lin) (1870-1902) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/norris_frank

Norton, Andre [born Alice Mary Norton] (1912-2005) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/norton_andre

Nourse, Alan E(dward) (1928-1992) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nourse_alan_e

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

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

Nyberg, Björn (Emil Oscar) (1929- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bj%C3%B6rn_Nyberg

Nye, Jody Lynn (1957- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/nye_jody_lynn

Nye, Nelson C(oral) (1907- ) (books) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_C._Nye

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

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

O’Brian, Patrick [born Richard Patrick Russ] (1914-2000) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_O’Brian

O’Brien, Brian (fl. 1936-1965) (stories)
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, (Michael) Fitz-James (1828-1862) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_fitz-james

O’Brien, Flann; pseudonym of Brian O Nuallain (1911-1966) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_flann

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

O’Brien, (William) Tim(othy) (1946- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/obrien_tim

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

O’Connor, Gemma (1940- ) (stories)
Born in Dublin, living in Oxford.

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

Offutt, Andrew J(efferson, V) (1934-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/offutt_andrew_j

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.

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

Olander, Joseph D(avid) (1939- ) (books) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/olander_joseph_d

Oldys, William (1696-1761) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Oldys

O’Leary, Con [i.e., Cornelius O’Leary] (1888-1958) (stories)
Journalist and author based in England, though born in Cork, Ireland.

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

Ollivant, Alfred (1874-1927) (stories)
Born in Sussex, son of a senior army officer; educated at Rugby and Woolwich Military Academy; commissioned in the Royal Artillery in 1893 but resigned in 1893 due to injury.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/ollivant_alfred

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

Onopa, Robert (1943- ) (books)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/onopa_robert

Orcutt, Eddy (fl. 1930-1950) (stories)
Almost certainly resident in San Diego, California.

Orczy, Baroness (Emmuska) [i.e., Emma Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara Barstow, Baroness Orczy] (1865-1947) (stories)
. Novelist and playwright remembered for her fictional character “The Scarlet Pimpernel” and also for her mysteries involving the Old Man in the Corner. Born in Tarna-Eors, Hungary; died in London, England.
See also en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baroness_Emma_Orczy

O’Reilly, John (1907- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oreilly_john

O’Reilly, Mary Boyle (1873-1937) (stories)
Born in Boston.

Orejudos, Domingo (Stephen) (fl. 1933-1991)
See gayinfluence.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/etienne-aka-domingo-stephan-orejudos.html

O’Rourke, Frank (1916-1989) (stories)
Prolific writer of mysteries, westerns and juvenile stories; also used pseudonyms “Kevin Connor,” “Frank O’Malley,” and “Patrick O’Malley.” Born in Denver, Colorado; died in Tucson, Arizona.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/orourke_frank

Orwell, George; pseudonym of Eric Blair (1903-1950) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Orwell

Osborne, William Hamilton (1873-1942) (stories)
A lawyer in New York.

Ostlere, Gordon Stanley (1921- ) (stories)
Note: Born Gordon Stanley Benton and legally changed his name to Gordon Stanley Ostlere in 1942.

Ostrander, Isabel [i.e., Isabella Egenton Ostrander Lamb] (1883-1924) (books) (stories)
Born in New York City.

O’Sullivan, Vincent (1868-1940) (stories)
Born in New York City; educated in France and at Oxford University, England; literary critic on London Daily Mail; contributed articles to American and English publications.
See also modjourn.org/render.php?view=mjp_object&id=mjp.2005.01.028

O’Sullivan, William (fl. 1907-1961) (stories)
probably a house pseudonym.

O’Toole, George J. (1936-2001) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/otoole_george

Overholser, Stephen (1944- ) (books) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/overholser_stephen

Oxenham, John; pseudonym of William Dunkerley (1852-1941) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/oxenham_john

Pace, Susan Ann (1947- ) (stories)
Born in Minnesota; has degrees in mathematics and computer science from U. of Illinois; living in San Jose, California.

Packard, Frank (Lucius) (1877-1942) (stories)
Mystery writer of tales featuring character “Jimmie Dale.” Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; died in Lachine, Quebec, Canada.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/packard_frank_l

Page, Kathy (1958- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/page_kathy

Pain, Barry (Eric Odell) (1864-1928) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pain_barry

Paine, Albert B(igelow) (1861-1937) (stories)
Born in New Bedford, Mass.; Author; editor of St. Nicholas magazine; literary executor of Mark Twain.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/paine_albert_b

Paine, Lauran (Bosworth) (1916-2001) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/paine_lauran

Painton, Frederick C. (1896?-1945) (stories)
Writer, war correspondent. Died in Guam.

Palahniuk, Chuck [i.e., Charles Michael Palahniuk] (1962- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/palahniuk_chuck

Palmer, Diana; pseudonym of Susan Kyle (1946- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/palmer_diana

Panski, Waclaw Jan (1897-1990) (stories)
Born in Poland.

Parker, Michael (1941- ) (stories)
Born in Cuckfield, Sussex; served in the Merchant Navy and the RAF; worked for food manufacturers; living in Spain.

Parkman, Francis (1823-1893) (stories)
Born in Boston.

Parsons, Julie (1951- ) (stories)
Born in New Zealand; a TV talk show producer living in Dublin.

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

Paulsen, Gary (Melvin) (1939- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/paulsen_gary

Pausacker, Jenny (1948- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pausacker_jenny

Pavey, L(eonard) A(rthur) (1888-1961) (stories)
Born and educated in London; popular writer of short stories; lived in Sussex.

Payne, Stephen (1888-1970) (books) (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.

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

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

Pearson, Alec G(eorge) (1854-1937) (stories)
An author and journalist born in Paddington, London, England; died in Southsea, Hampshire.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pearson_alec_g

Pease, Howard (1863-1928) (stories)
Educated at Oxford; landowner and magistrate in Northumberland.

Pelevin, Victor (1962- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pelevin_victor

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.

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

Pemberton, Max Joseph (1885-1969) (stories)
Born in London. Son of Max Pemberton.

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

Penkas, Michael (fl. 2007-2014) (stories)
See michaelpenkas.blogspot.co.uk

Perkins, Frederic Beecher (1828-1899) (stories)
Born in Hartford, Connecticut.

Perrin, Alice (Robinson) (1867-1934) (stories)
Born in India.

Perry, George Sessions (1910-1956) (stories)
Born in Rockdale, Texas.

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.

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