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Mahjoub, Jamal (1966- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamal_Mahjoub


Mailer, Norman (Kingsley) (1923-2007) (stories)
Major novelist, short story writer, poet, essayist, playwright, media figure. Born in Long Branch, New Jersey. Husband of Norris Church Mailer.


Mailer, Norris Church (1949-2010) (stories)
Wife of Norman Mailer.


Mainwaring, Daniel (Geoffrey) (1902-1977) (stories)
Born near Dunlap, California; graduate of Fresno State College in 1926; reporter for the Fresno Bee, crime reporter for the Los Angeles Herald, Los Angeles Daily News, and Los Angeles Express.


Maitland, Barry (1941- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Scotland; educated at Cambridge; retired Professor of Architecture in Australia.


Major, (John) Dagney (1875-1937) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/hayward_dagney


Major, J. Michael (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories)
See jmichaelmajor.com


Major, Tim (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See cosycatastrophes.wordpress.com


Makgill, [Sir] George (1868-1926) (stories)
Father of J. D. Makgill.


Makgill, J(ohn) D(onald Alexander Arthur) (1899-1986) (stories)
Son of Sir George Makgill.


Makin, William J(ames) (1894-1944) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/makin_william_j


Makovesky, Tess (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See tessmakovesky.wordpress.com


Malafarina, Thomas M. (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See thomasmmalafarina.com


Malliet, G. M. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See gmmalliet.com


Malone, Thomas J. (fl. 1920s-1930s) (stories)
Not the dealer in wholesale fish (1859-1920).


Maltby, H(enry) F(rancis) (1880-1963) (stories)
Born in Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; bank clerk, then actor, first appearing on stage in 1899 in the U.K.; prolific playwright.


Malzberg, Barry N(athaniel) (1939- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/malzberg_barry_n


Mamatas, Nick [i.e., Nicholas Mamatas] (1972- ) (stories) (art)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mamatas_nick


Manfredo, Lou (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.loumanfredo.com


Mangeot, Robert (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See robertmangeot.com


Mankell, Henning (1948-2015) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henning_Mankell


Mann, E(dward) B(everly) (1902- ) (stories)
Author of westerns, editor. Born in Hollis, Kansas.


Manners, David X. (1912-2007) (stories)
According to his son Tim he wasn’t actually “David X. Manners” but was “David X Manners” as the “X” was his whole name and not an initial.


Manners, William [born William Rosenberg] (1907-1994) (stories)
Born in Butler, Pennsylvania.


Mannetti, Lisa (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.lisamannetti.com/about.htm


Manso, Leo [born Leo Jacob Mansowitz] (1914-1993) (art)
See www.nytimes.com/1993/02/09/arts/leo-manso-dies-collagist-painter-and-teacher-78.html


Mantchev, Lisa (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Mantchev


Marbais, Amanda (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.joylandmagazine.com/authors/amanda-marbais


Marcin, Max [born Max Schlamjack] (1879-1948) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Marcin


Marcus, Carl (Edward) (1921-1998) (stories)
Born in Cody, Wyoming; served in army military intelligence in WWII; private investigator; died in Hemet, California.


Marcus, Ken(neth J.) (1952-2010) (stories)
See www.legacy.com/obituaries/latimes/obituary.aspx?n=Kenneth-Marcus&pid=149046463


Mariner, Scott; pseudonym of C. M. Kornbluth (1923-1958) & Frederik Pohl (1919-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/mariner_scott


Mariotte, Jeff(rey J.) (1955- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Mariotte


Marko, Zekial [born Marvin Leroy Schmoker] (1933-2008) (stories)
Born in Monterey, California; died in Centralia, Washington. Brother of Kenn Davis.


Marks, Jeffrey (1960- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Marks


Marks, Paul D. (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.pauldmarks.com


Marlett, Melba (Balmat Grimes) (1909-1994) (stories)
Born in Ohio; graduate of Univ. of Michigan; taught English in Detroit for some years.


Marlowe, Dan(iel) J(ames, Jr.) (1914-1986) (stories) (assoc.)
Mystery writer. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts; resident in Michigan; died in Los Angeles. Note: William C. Odell, 1915- , was reportedly the uncredited co-author of a dozen or more novels after The Raven Is a Blood Red Bird (1967), on which he was credited.


Marlowe, Francis (Joseph) (1870-1944) (stories)
Died in Kensington, London.


Marlowe, Stephen [born Milton Lesser] (1928-2008) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Marlowe


Marmor, Arnold (1927-1988) (stories)
Born and died in New York City.


Marmur, Jacland (1901-1970) (stories)
Author and explorer. Born in Sosnowiec, Poland; came to the United States in 1918; died in San Rafael, California (?).


Marquez, R. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.r-marquez.com


Marquis, George Bruce (1879-?) (stories)
Writer. Born in Kansas; lived in Walla Walla, Washington.


Marquis, Samuel (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See samuelmarquisbooks.com


Marriott, Crittenden (1867-1932) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/marriott_crittenden


Marsh, Howard R(oland) (1893-1974) (stories)
Explorer, adventurer. Not to be confused with the musical actor of the same name (d. 1969).


Marsh, Paul (1931- ) (stories)
Architect turned writer in England.


Marsh, Richard; pseudonym of Richard B. Heldmann (1857-1915) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Marsh_(author)


Marsh, Willard (N.) (1922-1970) (stories)
See www.lib.uiowa.edu/scua/msc/tomsc800/msc794/msc794.html


Marshall, (Claude Cunningham) Bruce (1899-1987) (art)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/marshall_bruce


Marshall, Edison (Tesla) (1894-1967) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/marshall_edison


Marshall, Joseph R. (fl. 1950s-1960s) (stories)
Reporter, magazine writer and editor; in public-relations.


Marston, William Moulton (1893-1947) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Moulton_Marston


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


Mary of Teck [i.e., Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes] (1867-1953) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_of_Teck


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.



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