Miscellaneous Anthologies Index

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Barker, Trey R. (fl. 1994-2011) (stories)
See www.treyrbarker.com

Barnard, Leslie Gordon (1890-1961) (stories)
Writer. Born and died in Montreal, Canada.

Barnes, Julian (Patrick) (1946- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/barnes_julian

Barns, Charles Edward (1862-1937) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Edward_Barns

Baron, Stanley (Wade) (1922- ) (stories)
Born in Philadelphia; in U.S. government service for many years.

Barrett, Alfred Walter (1869-?) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/alfred-walter-barrett.html

Barrett, Neal (Patrick), Jr. (1929-2014) (stories)
Born in San Antonio, Texas; died in Austin, Texas; also known for his fantasy and science fiction.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/barrett_neal_jr

Barrett, William E(dmund) (1900-1986) (stories)
Writer. Born in New York City; died in Denver, Colorado.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/barrett_william_e

Barry, Dave (1947- ) (stories)
Miami Herald columnist.

Barry, Lynda (Jean) (1956- ) (stories)
Cartoonist and playwright.

Barth, John (Simmons) (1930- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Barth

Barthelme, Donald (1931-1989) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Barthelme

Bartlett, Frederick Orin (1876-1945) (stories)
Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts; author and magazine writer.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bartlett_frederick_orin

Bateman, Robert (Moyes Carruthers) (1922-1973) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/robert-bateman.html

Bates, Harry [i.e., Hiram Gilmore Bates, III] (1900-1981) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bates_harry

Baum, L(yman) Frank (1856-1919) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/baum_l_frank

Baumbach, Rudolf (1840-1905) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Baumbach

Baume, Eric [i.e., Frederick Ehrenfried Baume] (1900-1967) (stories)
Born and educated in New Zealand; lived elsewhere, mostly in Australia, beginning in 1923.

Bax, Clifford (1886-1962) (stories)
Born in Streatham.

Baxter, Stephen (Michael) (1957- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/baxter_stephen

Beach, Rex (Ellingwood) (1877-1949) (stories)
Born in Atwood, Michigan; educated in law.

Beagle, Peter S(oyer) (1939- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beagle_peter_s

Beaumont, Charles [legalized from Charles Leroy Nutt] (1929-1967) (books) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beaumont_charles

Bechdolt, Frederick R(itchie) (1874-1950) (stories)
Author of western fiction. Born in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania; died in Carmel, California.

Bechdolt, Jack [i.e., John Ernest Bechdolt] (1884-1954) (stories)
Journalist and prolific short story writer using many pseudonyms; it is possible that some of the unidentified authors in this index are really names used by Bechdolt. Died in Southern Pines, North Carolina.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bechdolt_jack

Becke, (George) Louis (1855-1913) (stories)
Born in Port Macquarie, New South Wales; son of an English trader; went to sea at 14; returned to Australia and worked as a journalist in Sydney; came to Britain in 1896 and became a literary celebrity; returned to Australia and died destitute in Sydney.

Bedford, (George) Randolph (1868-1941) (stories)
Born in Sydney, Australia; author and legislator.

Bedford-Jones, H(enry James O’Brien) (1887-1949) (stories)
An adventurer who spent at least a portion of his life in the Philippines and lived in Honduras. One of the foremost writers of adventure stories and an expert on military history and battles. Born in Napanee, Ontario, Canada; naturalized as an American citizen; died in Beverly Hills, California.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bedford-jones_h

Beeler, Charles Richard (1888-1961) (stories)
Born in LaFayette, Kansas, died in Mena, Arkansas. Prolific writer of short fiction. According to the one biographical sketch available, he was born in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Beith, [Sir] John Hay (1876-1952) (stories)
Born in Manchester of Scots descent; educated in Edinburgh and Cambridge; schoolmaster turned writer and playwright.

Bell, Neil; pseudonym of Stephen Southwold (1887-1964) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bell_neil

Bellah, James (1930- ) (stories)
Son of James Warner Bellah.

Bellah, James Warner (1899-1976) (stories)
Father of James Bellah.

Bellamy, Francis R(ufus) (1886-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bellamy_francis_rufus

Belloc, (Joseph) Hilaire (Pierre Rene) (1870-1953) (stories)
Father of Peter Belloc.
See also en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilaire_Belloc

Belloc, Peter (Gilbert Marie Sebastian) (1904-1941) (stories)
Born in Chelsea, London; Captain in Royal Marines, died of pneumonia while in military service. Son of (Joseph) Hilaire (Pierre Rene) Belloc.

Bellow, Saul (1915-2005) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_Bellow

Benchley, Robert (Charles) (1889-1945) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Benchley

Bender, Aimee (1969- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aimee_Bender

Benét, William Rose (1886-1950) (stories)
Born in Fort Hamilton, New York; brother of poet Stephen Vincent Benét; poet, literary columnist and critic; editor of periodicals including Century Magazine, Literary Review of New York Times and Saturday Review of Literature; died in New York City.

Benford, Gregory (Albert) (1941- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/benford_gregory

Bennett, (Enoch) Arnold (1867-1931) (stories)
Byline also: E. A. Bennett.

Bennett, Eric (Oswald) (1909-1985) (stories)
Born in London; newspaper journalist.

Bennett, James W(illiam) (1891-1973) (stories)
Born in Mitchell, Indiana; poet, journalist and writer; worked in legal department of U.S. Food Administration, 1918; vice consul to Shanghai, China, 1918-1919, and to Sydney, Australia, 1919; lecturer on short story writing at university in Shanghai, 1922-23; lived in Redlands, California.

Bennett, Kem(ys Deverell) (1919-1986) (stories)
SOE agent during WWII.

Bennett, Margot (Mitchell) (1912-1980) (stories)
Married to Richard Bennett.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bennett_margot

Bennett, Richard (Lawrence) (1912-1999?) (stories)
Born in London; spent first seven years of life in Egypt, then came to England for education; studied law, but became a journalist and for five years was editor of Lilliput magazine. Married to Margot Bennett.

Bennett, (William) Rolf (1882-1971) (stories)
Author. Born in London, England; lived in Essex, England.

Benson, E(dward) F(rederic) (1867-1940) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/benson_e_f

Bercovici, Konrad (1882-1961) (stories)
Rumanian-born author, resident in U.S. from 1916. Born in Bralia, Rumania; died in New York City.

Beresford, Elisabeth (1926-2010) (stories)
Daughter of J(ohn) D(avys) Beresford.

Beresford, J(ohn) D(avys) (1873-1947) (stories)
Father of Elisabeth Beresford.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beresford_j_d

Beresford, Leslie [born Charles Beresford Painter, name assumed in 1910] (1878-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/beresford_leslie

Berger, Arthur Asa (1933- ) (stories)
Professor of communication arts at San Francisco State Univ.

Berger, Thomas (Louis) (1924-2014) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/berger_thomas

Bernard, Christine (1926-2000) (books)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2006/10/christine-bernard.html

[i.e., Georgianna Berriault] (1926-1999) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gina_Berriault

Bessie, Alvah (Cecil) (1904-1985) (stories)
Born in New York City; graduate of Columbia University.

Bester, Alfred (1913-1987) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bester_alfred

Beverley, Jo (1947- ) (stories)
Living in Ottawa.
See also en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Beverley

Bibby, Geoffrey (1917-2001) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Bibby

Bierce, Ambrose (Gwinnett) (1842-1914?) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Bierce

Biggle, Lloyd, Jr. (1923-2002) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/biggle_lloyd_jr

Bird, Carmel (1940- ) (stories)
Grew up in Tasmania; living in Melbourne.

Birmingham, George A.; pseudonym of James Owen Hannay (1865-1950) (stories)
Father of J. F. W. Hannay.

Birmingham, John (1964- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/birmingham_john

Bishop, Farnham (1886-1930) (stories)
Educator and writer. Born in New York City; died in San Rafael, California.
See also pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/08/farnham-bishop-educator-writer.html

Bishop, Michael (Lawson) (1945- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bishop_michael

Blackburn, Thomas (Wakefield) (1913-1992) (stories)
Born in Raton, New Mexico; died in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; author, screenwriter and lyricist.

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

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.

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

Bleiler, Everett F(ranklin) (1920-2010) (books) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bleiler_everett_f

Blish, James (Benjamin) (1921-1975) (books) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/blish_james

Bloch, Robert (Albert) (1917-1994) (books) (stories)
Author best known for his blackly humorous fantasy and horror fiction and the novel Psycho (1959). Born in Chicago, Illinois; lived in Los Angeles, California.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bloch_robert

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, Harold (1930- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bloom_harold

Bloomfield, Howard V(an) L(ieu) (1900-1998) (stories)
American specialist in U.S. Coast Guard and military history, editor. Editor of Adventure from September 1934 until December 1940. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey; died in Maryland; reporter for various papers, then editor of Detective Fiction Weekly and Adventure magazine.

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

Boggs, Johnny D. (1962- ) (stories)
See www.johnnydboggs.com

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.

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

Bonham, Frank [i.e., Cecil Francis Bonham] (1914-1988) (stories)
Author best known for adolescent novels and western novels. Born in Los Angeles, California; died in Arizona.
See also 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.

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

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

Boothby, Ben(jamin) (1870-1956) (stories)
Born in Glen Osmond, Australia, the brother of Guy (Newell) Boothby; came to England with his mother and brother in 1874; died in Christchurch, Hampshire, England.

Boothby, Guy (Newell) (1867-1905) (stories)
Born in Adelaide; educated in England, and after some years in Australia he settled in England; died in Boscombe, England. Brother of Ben Boothby.
See also www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/boothby_guy

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