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Leather, Stephen (1956- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Journalist; living in Hong Kong and financial editor of a newspaper there.


Leblanc, Maurice (Marie Emile) (1864-1941) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Leblanc


LeBoeuf, Daniel (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.danielleboeuf.net


LeClerc, Jean (1948- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_LeClerc_(actor)


Lederer, Norbert (Lewis) (1888-1955) (stories)
Born in Vienna of American parents; died in Paris; chemical engineer, chess player and author.


Ledford, Deborah J. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See deborahjledford.com/biography


Lee, Albert (1868-1946) (stories)
Writer, editor. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana; died in Norwalk, Connecticut.


Lee, Christopher (1941- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Lee_(historian)


Lee, Ethan (fl. 2010s) (art)
See ethanleeyf.deviantart.com/


Lee, Fleming [born Fleming Lee Blitch] (1933-2012) (stories)
Born in St. Augustine, Florida; graduate in English from University of Florida; instructor in English at several universities; spent nine years as a freelance writer; earned a J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law; practiced law in Washington D.C.; retired from the 5th District Court of Appeals; name changed from Fleming Lee Blitch in 1968.


Lee, M(arshall) Lincoln (1921-2010) (stories)
See pulpartists.com/Lee.html


Lee, Manfred B(ennington) (1905-1971) (stories) (assoc.)
Cousin of Frederic Dannay; born in Brooklyn, New York; worked as copywriter, editor and author, famous for creating the fictional detective “Ellery Queen.” Died in Roxbury, Connecticut.


Lee, Marie (L.) (1931- ) (stories)
Native of New Jersey; bacteriologist and science teacher turned writer on Cape Cod.


Lee, Rand B. (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See curiosityquills.com/authors/rand-lee


Leek, Chris (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See nevadaroadkill.blogspot.co.uk


Lees, Tim (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.timlees.wordpress.com


Leffingwell, Albert (Fear) (1895-1946) (stories)
Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts; owner of an advertising agency.


Lehane, Con (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See conlehane.com


Leiber, Fritz (Reuter, Jr.) (1910-1992) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leiber_fritz


Leininger, Robert (1946- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leininger_robert


Leinster, Murray; pseudonym of Will F. Jenkins (1896-1975) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leinster_murray


Leipiar, Louise (Margurite) (1899-1969) (stories)
See rockysmith.net/2014/07/15/somebody-answer-the-door/


Leitfred, Robert H(enry) (1891-1968) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/robert-h-leitfred-author.html


Lelièvre, Benoît ({c}1983- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.deadendfollies.com


Lem, Stanislaw (1921-2006) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lem_stanislaw


LeMay, Alan (Brown) (1899-1964) (stories)
Novelist, popular for his westerns. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana; lived in Santee, California; died in Hollywood, California.


Leon, Donna (M.) (1942- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Teaches English at U.S. Air Force base near Venice.


Leopold, Brian (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.brianleopold.com/about.html


Lerner, Eric J. (1947- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Lerner


Leroux, Gaston (1868-1927) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/leroux_gaston


LeRoy, Ben(jamin M.) (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See benjaminleroy.com


Leslie, Jean [i.e., Jean Leslie Cornett] (1908-1994) (stories)
Born in Omaha, raised in Santa Monica; teaching fellow in psychology.


Lesser, Milton (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lesser_milton


Lesser, Ron (fl. 1960s-2010s) (art)
See artbyronlesser.com


Lessig, Hugh (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See weblogs.dailypress.com/news/local/military/blog


Lester, R. Daniel (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.smashwords.com/profile/view/rdaniellester


Leverage, (Carl) Henry (1885-1931) (stories)
Writer and editor; spent time in Sing-Sing and was released in 1919. Born in London, England; brought to the United States at an early age; died in Middletown, New York.


Leverone, Allan (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.allanleverone.com


Levin, Ira (1929-2007) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ira_Levin


Levine, Peter (1967- ) (stories)
Graduate of Yale with a Ph.D. from Oxford; research scholar at U. of Maryland.


Levine, William (1881-1962) (stories)
Born in Russia; died in Florida; former newspaperman, editor of Great Detective Magazine; became a dentist and mystery writer in New Jersey before moving to Indian Rocks, Florida.


Levinrew, Will; pseudonym of William Levine (1881-1962) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/levinrew_will


Levinson, Robert S. (1936- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Newspaperman, public relations executive, and TV writer-producer, living in Los Angeles, CA.


Levitin, Alexis (fl. 1960s-2000s) (stories)
See www.alexislevitin.org


Levy, Newman (1888-1966) (stories)
See www.stolaf.edu/people/hend/VictoryMusic/NewmanLevy.html


Lewing, Anthony Charles (1933-2013) (stories)
See mark-bannerman.co.uk


Lewis, Alfred Henry (1857-1914) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Henry_Lewis


Lewis, C. (fl. 1940s-1980s) (stories)
Lived in Horsham, England.


Lewis, C(harles) B(ertrand) (1842-1924) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lewis_charles_bertrand


Lewis, Evan (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.davycrockettsalmanack.blogspot.co.uk


Lewis, [Captain] George Warburton (1878-1963) (stories)
Police officer in various places, including Puerto Rico; a traveller; also wrote poetry.


Lewis, Henry (fl. 1920s-1930s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lewis_henry


Lewis, Herbert Clyde (1909-1950) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Clyde_Lewis


Lewis, James (fl. 1940s-1950s) (art)
Veteran ex-boxer.


Lewis, R. J. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/rjlewis


Lewis, (Harry) Sinclair (1885-1951) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_Lewis


Lewis, Ted [i.e., Edward William Lewis] (1940-1982) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Lewis_(writer)


Leydin, Beth; pseudonym (fl. 1990s) (stories)
Australian writer of children’s books.


Leys, Helen M(adeline) (1892-1965) (stories)
Born in Hampton; educated privately and at Oxford; educator; living in Somerset in 1930s.


Liebe, Charles Haven [born Charles William Liebe] (1880-1957) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/10/charles-haven-liebe-aka-hapsburg-liebe.html


Liebe, Hapsburg; pseudonym of Charles Haven Liebe (1880-1957) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/10/charles-haven-liebe-aka-hapsburg-liebe.html


Liebson, Phyllis Jo (1945- ) (stories)
An attorney in New Mexico.


Liggett, Walter W(illiam) (1886-1935) (stories)
Born in Benson, Minnesota.


Light, Larry (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See lawrencelight.com


Lightner, A. M. [i.e., Alice Martha Lightner Hopf] (1904-1988) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lightner_a_m


Lignor, Amy (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.thewritecompanion.com/Who-We-Are.html


Lillis, Richard (James) (1899-1994) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Lillis.html


Lincoln, (Joseph) Freeman (1900-1962) (stories)
Son of Joseph C(rosby) Lincoln.


Lincoln, Joseph C(rosby) (1870-1944) (stories)
Born in Brewster, Mass.; father of (Joseph) Freeman Lincoln.


Lincoln, Maurice; pseudonym of Esmond Condy (1888-1962) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lincoln_maurice


Lincoln, Natalie Sumner (1881-1935) (stories)
Born in Washington, D.C.


Lindemuth, Clayton (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.claytonlindemuth.com/about


Lindermuth, J. R. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.jrlindermuth.net


Lindsay, Jeffry P.; pseudonym of Jeffry P. Freundlich (1952- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lindsay_jeffry_p


Lindsay, Philip (1906-1958) (stories)
Born in Sydney, Australia.


Linford, Dee [i.e., Deverl Hess Linford] (1915-1971) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/dee-linford-western-author-journalist.html


Linington, (Barbara) Elizabeth (1921-1988) (stories) (assoc.)
All titles published in the U.S. as by Elizabeth Linington are issued in England as by Anne Blaisdell.


Lipinski, Thomas (1954- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Has MFA from U. of Pittsburgh; once an insurance investigator; teaches college creative writing courses.


Lipman, William R. (1894-1951) (stories)
Born in New York City; died in Los Angeles; a screenwriter.


Lippman, Laura (1959- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Reporter for the Baltimore Sun.


Liss, S. Frederic (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.saturdayeveningpost.com/author/s-frederic-liss


Lister, Michael (1968- ) (stories)
Prison chaplain in Florida turned writer and college professor.


Litsey, Edwin Carlile (1874-1970) (stories)
Born in Beechland, Kentucky.


Litt, Toby (1968- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/litt_toby


Littell, Edmund M. (1890-1970) (stories)
Michigan traveller and writer.


Littlefield, Sophie (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/littlefield_sophie


Littlepage, Layne (1950- ) (stories)
Born in California; living in New York City.


Littlewood, Alison (J.) (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.alisonlittlewood.co.uk


Livingston, (Robert) Armstrong (Jr.) (1885-?) (stories)
Born in New York City; educated at St. George’s School, Newport, Rhode Island; entered insurance business with Queen Insurance Company and then went into the brokerage business for himself.


Livingston, Berkeley (1909-1975) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/livingston_berkeley


Lloyd, Stanley (1880-1954?) (art)
Born in Liverpool, England; well known book illustrator.


Lobo, D. (fl. 2010s) (art)
See onelobo.com


Locke, William J(ohn) (1863-1930) (stories)
Born in British Guiana of English parents; educated in Trinidad and Cambridge; novelist and playwright; was a teacher in early career; in later life lived on the continent, especially on the Riviera.


Loehfelm, Bill (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See billloehfelm.tumblr.com/authorbio


Lofficier, Jean-Marc (1954- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/lofficier_jean-marc


Lofts, Norah (Ethel, née Robinson) (1904-1983) (stories)
Note: Lofts was the name of her first husband; after he died and she married Robert Jorisch she continued to write as Lofts which then became a sort of pseudonym.


Logan, Margaret (1936- ) (stories)
Living in Boston.



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