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Pearson, Drew [i.e., Andrew Russell Pearson] (1897-1969) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Russell_Pearson


Pearson, Edmund (Lester) (1880-1937) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Pearson


Pearson, Martin; pseudonym of Donald A. Wollheim (1914-1990) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pearson_martin


Pearson, Scott (Michael) ({c}1965- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.yeahsure.net


Pease, Raymond S. (1908-1990) (art)
See www.adobegallery.com/artist/Raymond_Pease_1908157229714


Pechey, Archibald Thomas (1876-1961) (stories)
Born in Leytonstone; educated at Repton; author and dramatist. Father of Phyllis Cradock.


Peery, James Robert (1900-1954) (stories)
Born in Mississippi; served in U.S. Army’s Signal and Intelligence Divisions in WWI; worked in banking and cotton before settling into journalism; published two mainstream novels under his real name.


Peikoff, Kira ({c}1986- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.kirapeikoff.com


Peirce, Hayford (1942- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/peirce_hayford


Pelavin, Daniel (fl. 1990s) (art)
See pelavin.com


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)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pemberton_max


Pendavingh, Richard (fl. 2010s) (art)
See riddip.com


Pendexter, Hugh (1875-1940) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/04/hugh-pendexter.html


Penkas, Michael (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See michaelpenkas.blogspot.co.uk


Penn, Chris(topher Shannon) (1965-2006) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Penn


Perilli, Marilena (fl. 2010s) (art)
See altpick.com/marilenaperilli


Perkins, Kenneth (Taylor) (1890-1951) (stories)
Author and playwright. Born in Kodia Kanal, India; educated at University of California; died in Los Angeles, California.


Perry, (William) Armstrong (1877-1938) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/memorial/46362255


Perry, Leigh; pseudonym of Toni L. P. Kelner (1961- ) (stories)
See leighperryauthor.com


Perry, Ralph R. (1895-?) (stories) (assoc.)
Naval man and traveller; not to be confused with Ralph Barton Perry (1876-1957).


Perry, Tyline [Mrs. Ralph D. Perry] (1897-1978) (stories)
Born in Brownwood, Texas.


Pertwee, Roland (1885-1963) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pertwee_roland


Peskett, S(idney) John (1906-1991) (stories)
Born and educated in London; died in Tunbridge Wells, England.


Petaja, Emil (Theodore) (1915-2000) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/petaja_emil


Peters, Fiona Maud Baines (1919-1961) (stories)
Stage actress and poet.


Petersen, Herman (1893-1973) (stories)
Born in Utica, N.Y.; writer for the pulps; worked for Utica newspapers; was a postmaster in Poolville, N.Y.


Peterson, Andrew (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.andrewpeterson.com


Peterson, Margaret [i.e., Margaret Ann Peterson Fisher] (1883-1933) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/peterson_margaret


Petrov, Ingoushka (1937-2010) (stories)
Born in Poland; married to actor Tony Rudlin.


Pettee, F(lorence) M(ae) (1885-1966) (stories)
Born in Spencer, Massachusetts; died in Foxborough, Massachusetts.


Pettus, Ken(neth L.) (1915-1992) (stories)
Radio and TV writer.


Petyo, Robert (fl. 1970s-2010s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/petyo_robert


Pezzillo, Gaetano (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.corvinerium.altervista.org


Pfeffer, Susan Beth (1948- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pfeffer_susan_beth


Pfeiffer, Alexander (1971- ) (stories)
See www.alexanderpfeiffer.de


Pfeufer, Carl (1910-1980) (art)
Born in Mexico City, Mexico; lived in New York City.


Phelan, Jim [i.e., James Leo Phelan] (1895-1966) (stories)
Born in Dublin, Ireland; educated in Dublin; novelist, journalist and actor; lived in Surrey; served a prison term for murder in 1930s.


Phelan, Twist (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.twistphelan.com/p/biography.html


Philips, (John) Austin (Drury) (1875-1947) (stories)
Born in Lewisham; educated at Malvern College; with investigation branch and surveying staff of Postal Service; dramatist and author.


Philips, George Norman [i.e., George Norman Phillips] (1884-1972) (stories)
Name spelled Phillips on birth certificate. A surveyor.


Philips, Judson (Pentecost) (1903-1989) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/philips_judson_p


Phillips, Dale T. (fl. 1990s-2010s) (stories)
See www.daletphillips.com


Phillips, L. M. (fl. 1940s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_l_m


Phillips, Meredith (Bowen) (1943- ) (stories)
Author of a parent’s guidebook to the San Francisco Bay Area, has written for local and national publications; living in California; founder and sole employee of once-active Perseverance Press, dedicated to the publishing of mystery fiction.


Phillips, Michael J(ames) (1876-?) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_michael_j


Phillips, Peter (1920-2012) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_peter


Phillips, Rog; pseudonym of Roger Philip Graham (1909-1965) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_rog


Phillips, Roland (Ashford) (1883-?) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_roland_ashford


Phillips, Ron Earl (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.ronearlphillips.com


Phillips, Scott (1961- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Wichita; a screenwriter turned novelist.


Phillips, Tony; house pseudonym (fl. 1950s) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillips_tony


Phillpotts, (Henry) Eden (1862-1960) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/phillpotts_eden


Piatt, James G. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See magiccatpress.weebly.com/james-g-piatt1.html


Pickup, Renee Asher (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See reneeasherpickup.wordpress.com


Pierce, Cameron (1988- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cameron_Pierce


Pierce, David M(ilton) (1932- ) (stories)
Born in Montreal; living in Paris.


Pierce, Frank(lin) Richardson (1887-1966) (stories)
Writer. Born in Greenfield, Massachusetts; died in Washington (?).


Pierce, Rob (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See allduerespectbooks.com/authors/rob-pierce


Pierson, Ernest De Lancey (1863-1943) (stories)
Born in Auburn, New York; died in New York City.


Pike, Sue (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.crimewriterscanada.com/pike-sue


Pilkington, Roger (Windle) (1917-2003) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pilkington_roger


Pilsworth, Edward S. (fl. 1900s-1930s) (stories)
Writer, also did books on the graphic arts. Born in England; settled in Necedah, Wisconsin.


Pim, Sheila (1909-1995) (stories)
Born and lived in Dublin; educated in France and Cambridge; novelist and writer about gardening.


Pinchot, Ben (1890-1986) (art)
See broadway.cas.sc.edu/content/ben-pinchot


Pink, Harry Leigh (1906-1973) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/hal-pink.html


Pinkerton, Robert E(ugene) (1882-1970) (stories) (assoc.)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/06/kathrene-and-robert-pinkerton-husband.html


Pinto, Oreste (1889-1961) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/lt-col-oreste-pinto.html


Piper, Edgar (fl. 1930s) (stories)
Not to be confused with Indiana author Edgar Bramwell Piper (1865-1928).


Pitt, Chart(ly Artell) (1878-1966) (stories)
Born in Portage County, Wisconsin; contributed short stories, novelettes and verse to many newspapers and periodicals in the U.S. and abroad; member of Washington State legislature; died in Mukito, Washington.


Pitt, Stanley (John Joseph) (1925-2002) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stan_Pitt


Pitts, Tom (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.tompittsauthor.com


Pitzer, R(obert) C(laiborne) (1879-1962) (stories)
See www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38922516


Pizzolato, Matthew (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.matthew-pizzolato.com


Pizzolatto, Nic(olas) (1975- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic_Pizzolatto


Plaisted, (Charles) Max(well) (1902-1956) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Plaisted.html


Pluck, Thomas (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See thomaspluck.com


Plum, Mary (Esther Van Patten) (1892-1982) (stories)
Born in Davenport, Iowa; married Ralph Plum in 1917; died in Washington D.C.


Po Pin Lin (1970- ) (art)
See popinlinartstudio.com


Poate, Ernest M(arsh) (1884-1935) (stories) (assoc.)
Born on a ship in the Indian Ocean; died in Southern Pines, North Carolina; psychiatrist, attorney and author.


Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe


Pohl, Frederik (George, Jr.) (1919-2013) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/pohl_frederik


Pokinko, Tom (fl. 2010s) (art)
See www.tompokinko.com


Poling, James W. (1907-1976) (stories)
See www.reportingcivilrights.org/authors/bio.jsp?authorid=60


Pollack, Dorothy Belle (1922?-2014) (stories)
See www.northjersey.com/obituaries/top-obituaries/dorothy-belle-pollack-retired-classics-professor-1.1038122?page=all


Pollexfen, Claire D. (1884-1974) (stories)
Born Dorothy Clair Pollexfen in Ormskirk, England; died as Dorothy Claire Cooper in Eastbourne.


Pollock, Channing (1880-1946) (stories)
Born in Washington, D.C.; journalist and playwright; drama critic; contributed stories and articles to leading magazines.


Polsky, Thomas (1908-1976) (stories)
Born in Akron, the son of a department store owner; graduate from Harvard; worked on Akron newspapers in the 1930s.


Pool, Michael (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See michaelpool.net


Pool, Stephanie (fl. 2010s) (art)
See www.stephaniepool.com


Poole, Reginald Heber (1885-1959) (stories)
Born in Northwich; author, editor, and journalist.


Popp, Walter (Robert) (1920-2002) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Popp.html


Porges, Arthur (1915-2006) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porges_arthur


Porges, Irwin (1909-1998) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porges_irwin


Porter, Henry (Christopher Mansel) (1953- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/porter_henry


Porter, Justin (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See portersnotebook.tumblr.com



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