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Martin, A(rchibald) E(dward) (1885-1955) (stories)
Born in Adelaide, Australia; traveled widely and toured Europe, working on fairgrounds; bought and showed documentary films; ran a travel agency.


Martin, Al(bert Harry) (1895-1971) (stories)
Born in Wisconsin; died in Los Angeles.


Martin, Andrew (1962- ) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/andrew-martin-cover-gallery.html


Martin, Arthur Lewis (1902-1981) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/brian-worthington-stuart-part-1.html


Martin, Charles M(orris) “Chuck” (1891-1954) (stories)
Some stories under this byline written by Charles S. Strong.


Martin, Ian (1912-1981) (stories)
Born in Glasgow, Scotland; actor and playwright, especially for radio; died in New York City.


Martin, Neil (1885-1963) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/pulp-reprints-collected-stories-of-sea.html


Martin, Nell (Columbia Boyer) (1890-1968) (stories)
Born Nellie Columbia Boyer in Illinois; later she was Nell Columbia Boyer Martin and then Nell Columbia Boyer Martin Dickinson, widow of (Ashley) Weed Dickinson.


Martin, Nicolas (1980- ) (art)
See www.theartofnicolasmartin.com


Martin, Robert (Lee) (1908-1976) (stories)
See www.mysteryfile.com/RMartin/Pronzini.html


Martin, Stuart [i.e., Allan Stewart Martin] (1881-1947) (stories) (art)
Born in Kilmarnock, Scotland; died in Richmond, Surrey; author and journalist.


Martin, Thomas Hector (1913-1985) (stories)
Cartoonist and commercial artist turned novelist and short story writer.


Martyn, Frederic (fl. 1900s-1920s) (stories)
Spent five years (1889-1894) in the French Foreign Legion; did 18 months at hard labor in an English prison for embezzlement; no birth/death dates found.


Martyn, Wyndham; pseudonym of William Henry Martin Hosken (1874-1963) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2007/07/wyndham-martyn-biographical-notes.html


Martz, Matt (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.crookedlanebooks.com


Marwood, Alex (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.alexmarwood.com


Maschwitz, (Albert) Eric (1901-1969) (stories)
Born in Birmingham; educated at Cambridge; Director of Variety for the BBC; playwright.


Masero, Tony (fl. 1970s-2010s) (stories) (art)
See www.artnillustration.com


Maslin, Janet (R.) (1949- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janet_Maslin


Mason, Elmer Brown (1877-1955) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/10/ElmerBMason.html


Mason, Michael Henry (1900-1982) (stories)
Born in Carnbee, Fife; educated at Eton and Sandhurst; landed proprietor and explorer.


Mason, (Francis) Van Wyck (1901-1978) (stories) (assoc.)
Mystery writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts; died in Bermuda.


Massey, Sujata (Banerjee) (1964- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in England; was feature reporter for Baltimore Sun; also lived in Japan before returning to Baltimore.


Masson, Thomas L(ansing) (1866-1934) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lansing_Masson


Masterman, Walter S(idney) (1876-1946) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/masterman_walter_s


Masters, John (1914-1983) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Masters


Masters, Priscilla (1952- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Halifax, Yorkshire, the third of seven multiracial children adopted by an orthopedic surgeon and his wife; brought up in Wales; trained as a nurse in Birmingham.


Masur, Harold Q. (1909-2005) (stories) (assoc.)
Lawyer, editor, mystery writer. Born in New York City.


Mather, Berkely; pseudonym of John Evan Weston Davies (1909-1996) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berkely_Mather


Matheson, Richard (Burton) (1926-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/matheson_richard


Mathews, Frances Aymar (1865-1925) (stories)
Born in New York City.


Mathison, Volney G. (1897-1965) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mathison_volney_g


Matson, Norman (Haghejm) (1893-1965) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/matson_norman


Matter, John (1883-1949) (stories)
Indiana author; died in Illinois.


Matteson, H(erman) H(oward) (1876-1951) (stories)
Author, ship’s surgeon, surgeon to Central American explorers and inmates in federal penitentaries; radio broadcaster. Born in Grundy County, Illinois; lived in Los Angeles, California.


Matthews, Patricia (Anne Klein, née Ernst) (1927-2006) (stories) (assoc.)
Wife of Clayton Matthews.


Maugham, Robin [i.e., Robert Cecil Romer Maugham, 2nd Viscount Maugham] (1916-1981) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Maugham


Maupassant, (Henri René Albert) Guy de (1850-1893) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_de_Maupassant


Maurice, Arthur B(artlett) (1873-1946) (stories)
Born in Rahway, New Jersey; educated at Princeton University; editor of The Bookman 1899-1916; newspaper editor.


Maury, Magruder (Gordon) (1878-1948) (stories)
Journalist. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died in Bethesda, Maryland.


Mavity, Nancy Barr (1890-1959) (stories)
Born in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Crime journalist for California newspaper; living in Oakland in the 1930s.


Mawdsley Graham, Winston [born Winston Grime] (1908-2003) (stories)
Born Winston Grime (no middle name). He changed his name by deed poll on 2 June 1947, adopting the surname of Mawsely Graham at that time.


Maxon, Rex (Hayden) (1892-1973) (stories)
See pulpartists.com/Maxon.html


Maxwell, Ann (Elizabeth Lowell) (1944- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/maxwell_ann


May, Susan ({c}1960- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See susanmaywordadventures.blogspot.com.au


Mayan, Earl Eugene (1916-2009) (stories) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Mayan.html


Mayer, Bob [i.e., Robert Mayer] (1959- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mayer_bob


Mayer, Robert (1939- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mayer_robert


Mayhar, Ardath (Frances Hurst) (1930-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mayhar_ardath


Mayhew, Henry (1812-1887) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Mayhew


Maynard, Lawrance M(arion) (1899-1982) (stories)
Born in Kansas City, Missouri; died in Hawaii.


Maysi, Kadra (1890-1969) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2012/03/kadra-maysi-1890-1969.html


Mazel, Henry F. (1945- ) (stories)
Filmmaker, playwright, screenwriter, and therapist.


Mazuk, Harley (1948- ) (stories)
See www.harleymazuk.com/about-harley.html


McAbee, K. G. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See kgmcabee.blogspot.co.uk


McAleer, Andrew (1958- ) (stories)
Son of John (Joseph) McAleeer.


McAleer, John (Joseph) (1923-2003) (stories)
Father of Andrew McAleer.


McArdle, Jay [i.e., James Nivison McArdle] (1899-1960) (art)
See pulpartists.com/McArdle.html


McAuley, Paul J. (1955- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mcauley_paul_j


McBlair, Robert (fl. 1910s-1940s) (stories)
Perhaps the McBlair from New York (1888-1976).


McBride, Matthew J. (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See igotpulp.blogspot.co.uk


McCaig, Robert J(esse) (1907-1982) (stories)
See archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv72848


McCardell, Roy L(arcom) (1870-1961) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mccardell_roy_l


McCarthy, Cormac (1933- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cormac_McCarthy


McCauley, Harold W(illiam) (1913-1977) (art)
See pulpartists.com/McCauley.html


McCauley, Terrence P. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See terrencemccauley.blogspot.co.uk


McClary, Thomas Calvert (1909-1972) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mcclary_thomas_calvert


McClintick, Malcolm (1942- ) (stories)
Former public defender living in Indianapolis.


McCloy, Helen (Worrell Clarkson) (1904-1992) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mccloy_helen


McClusky, Thorp (1906-1975) (stories)
Free-lance writer, former editor of Motor magazine; also wrote juveniles and a book on chiropractics. Studied music at Syracuse University. During the 1960’s he lived in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. Probably died in Eatontown, Monmouth, New Jersey.


McComas, J(esse) Francis (1911-1978) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mccomas_j_francis


McCormick, William Burton (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/author/show/5447401.William_Burton_McCormick


McCrary, Mike (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.goodreads.com/author/show/7020789.Mike_McCrary


McCrumb, Sharyn (Elaine Atwood) (1948- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mccrumb_sharyn


McCulley, Johnston (1883-1958) (stories) (assoc.)
Prolific pulp writer, mystery writer, screenwriter, creator and author of Zorro novels. Born in Ottawa, Illinois; died in California.


McDaniel, David (Edward) (1939-1977) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mcdaniel_david


McDermid, Finlay (Angus) (1905-1987) (stories)
Born in California; graduate of Stanford University; movie story editor and TV script writer.


McDermott, H. Charles; pseudonym (fl. 1930s-1940s) (stories)
Wrote detective and western stories while serving 10-20 for robbery.


McDonald, Craig (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.craigmcdonaldbooks.com


McDowall, Iain (1952- ) (stories)
Born in Scotland and living in England; philosophy lecturer and computer specialist turned writer.


McDowell, (Robert) Emmett (1914-1975) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/robert-emmett-mcdowell.html


McFadden, Dennis (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See ordinarypeopleextraordinarylives.edublogs.org/dennis-mcfadden


McFadden, Edward J., III (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.edwardmcfadden.com


McFarlane, (Charles) Leslie (1902-1977) (stories)
Newspaperman; prolific hack; also author of “Hardy Boys” stories under name of Franklin W. Dixon. Born in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada; died in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.


McFate, Sean (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.seanmcfate.com


McFetridge, G. D. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.writefortomorrow.org/publications/when-it-comes-to-his-wife/g-d-mcfetridge


McGaughey, Dudley Dean (1909-1986) (stories)
Born in Rialto, California; died in Laguna Beach, California.


McGill, E(arl) J(oseph) (1931- ) (stories)
Retired teacher and Air Force pilot living in Tucson.


McGivern, William P(eter) (1922-1982) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mcgivern_william_p


McGoran, Jon (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.jonmcgoran.com


McGregor, Rafe (1973- ) (stories)
See philpapers.org/profile/32092


McGrew, Donald Francis (1884?-?) (stories)
Writer, traveller; spent time in the U. S. Army. Lived in Columbus, Ohio, and New York City.


McGuire, John J(oseph) (1917-1981) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mcguire_john_j


McHugh, Fred D(evereux) (1897-?) (stories)
Engineer.



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