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Willett, E(rnest) Noddall (1871-1934) (stories)
Father of Charles de Balzac Rideaux.


Williams, Alan (1890-?) (stories)
An Alan Williams who was a playwright and theater personage died in Los Angeles, California, in 1945. It may not have been this man.


Williams, Beatriz (fl. 2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See beatrizwilliams.com


Williams, Ben Ames (1889-1953) (stories)
Born in Macon, Mississippi; educated at Dartmouth; lived in Massachusetts and died in Brookline.


Williams, Charles (1909-1975) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Williams_(U.S._author)


Williams, G(eorge) H(oward) (1912-2011) (stories)
See www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/magazine/in_memory/1940/howardwilliams


Williams, John (Stanley) (1925-2006) (stories)
Died in Worthing, England.


Williams, Joy (1944- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joy_Williams_(American_writer)


Williams, (George Francis) Lloyd (1869-1951) (stories)
Journalist and author born in Surrey, England, and died in Sussex.


Williams, Robert Moore (1907-1977) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/williams_robert_moore


Williamson, Alice M(uriel, née Livingston) [Mrs. C. N. Williamson] (1869-1933) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Muriel_Williamson


Williamson, C(harles) N(orris) (1859-1920) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Norris_Williamson


Williamson, Geoffrey (1897-1976) (stories)
Died in Shepway, Kent.


Williamson, Jack [i.e., John Stewart Williamson] (1908-2006) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/williamson_jack


Willis, (Walter) Bruce (1955- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Willis


Wilmot, (Walter) Robert Patrick (1904-1968) (stories)
Born in Montana; reporter and newspaper editor, radio and song lyric writer; lived in New York City in 1950s; died in London.


Wilsky, Jim (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See shotgunhoney.net/authors/jim-wilsky


Wilson, Alexander (Joseph Patrick) (1893-1963) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Wilson_(writer_and_spy)


Wilson, Colin (Henry) (1931-2013) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Henry_Wilson


Wilson, Edmund (1895-1972) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Wilson


Wilson, F(rancis) Paul (1946- ) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wilson_f_paul


Wilson, Guy [i.e., Guy Etherington-Wilson] (1926- ) (stories)
Born in Epsom, Surrey; ran English language schools in various countries; then ran independent 6th form college for girls for 12 years.


Wilson, John Morgan (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See us.macmillan.com/author/johnmorganwilson


Wilson, Neill C(ompton) (1889-{c}1960) (stories)
Reporter, writer and editor. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota; lived in California.


Wilson, Robert McNair (1882-1963) (stories)
Born in Glasgow; educated at Glasgow University; physician in general practice, 1905-1913; specialist in heart diseases, 1920-1933.


Wilson, Robin (Scott) (1928- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wilson_robin_scott


Wilson, Ruth (1884-?) (stories)
Born in Traer, Iowa; sister of Margaret Wilson.


Wilstach, John (Hudnall) (1890-1951) (stories)
Born in Oakland, California, son of a former executive in the Hays Office (overseers of Hollywood censorship); prolific pulp author.


Winch, Evelyn M.; pseudonym of Marie Elspeth Agnes Winch (1895-1939) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/evelyn-winch.html


Winch, Marie Elspeth Agnes (née Makgill) (1895-1939) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/evelyn-winch.html


Winchell, (Nathaniel) Prentice (Jr.) (1895-1976) (stories)
Born in Evanston, Illinois; died in Tallahassee, Florida; worked for an advertising agency, then newspaper man; editor of trade publications, journalism lecturer; wrote and produced over 500 radio mystery shows, wrote for films and TV; published some 400 magazine detective stories, including 40 about Fire Marshal Ben Pedley, besides those books listed below.


Winchester, Clarence (Arthur Charles) (1895-1981) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/clarence-winchester.html


Windas, Cedric W(ilford) (1888-1966) (stories)
Artist, writer, expert on naval customs and vocabulary. Born in Richmond, Victoria, Australia; came to the United States in 1913; died in Hermosa Beach, California.


Wingate, Susan (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.susanwingate.com


Winslow, Horatio (Gates) (1882-1972) (stories)
See prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=1087388


Winston, Lois (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.loiswinston.com


Winter, Douglas E. (1950- ) (stories) (assoc.)
Retired lawyer living in Virginia.


Winter, Eric (1905-1982) (art)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/eric-winter.html


Winters, Ben(jamin Allen) H. (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_H._Winters


Wire, H(arold) C(hanning) (1899-1987) (stories)
Born in California, lived there most of life; author of some 300 magazine stories.


Wittmack, Edgar Franklin (1894-1956) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Wittmack.html


Wodehouse, [Sir] P(elham) G(renville) (1881-1975) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._G._Wodehouse


Wolf, Lori (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See authorloriwolf.com


Wolfe, Gene (Rodman) (1931- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wolfe_gene


Wolfe, Jesse (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.wattpad.com/user/jsswolfe


Wolff, William Almon (1885-1933) (stories)
Born in Brooklyn; educated at New York University; contributor of fiction to magazines.


Wollheim, Donald A(llen) (1914-1990) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wollheim_donald_a


Wolson, Morton (1913-2003) (stories)
Living in New York. Author of many pulp detective stories in the 1940s as Peter Paige.


Wonderly, W(illiam) Carey (1890-1931) (stories)
Born in Baltimore, MD.


Wong, S. G. (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.sgwong.com


Wood, (Samuel) Andrew (1887-1966) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wood_samuel_andrew


Wood, Clement (1888-1950) (stories)
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; educated at University of Alabama and Yale Law School; lawyer, educator, poet and novelist; lived in N.Y. Husband of Gloria Goddard.


Wood, Jonathan ({c}1956- ) (stories)
See www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/4tlv58/hi_reddit_im_jon_hollins_fantasy_author_and_fake


Wood, Stuart (fl. 1960s-1970s) (stories)
Perhaps Canadian writer Stuart Zachary Taylor Wood (1889-1966)


Woodfin, Henry (A.) (1927-1998) (stories)
Born in Buffalo, New York; music (jazz) critic there.


Woodhall, Edwin Thomas (1886-1941) (stories)
Educated at St. Georges Commercial School, Ramsgate; author and journalist.


Woodrow, Nancy Mann (Waddel) [Mrs. Wilson Woodrow] (1867-1935) (stories)
See oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1602726


Woods, Paula L. (1953- ) (stories)
Native of Los Angeles; has M.A. in public health from UCLA; with her husband owns and operates a book packaging and marketing company.


Woodward, Ann (F.) (1926- ) (stories)
Student of Japanese history and language; living in Ann Arbor.


Woodward, Edward (Emberlin) (1882-1951) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Kidderminster; living in Berkshire in the 1930s.


Woollcott, Alexander (Humphreys) (1887-1943) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Woollcott


Woolrich, Cornell [i.e., Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich] (1903-1968) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornell_Woolrich


Wordingham, James A(rthur) (1917-1997) (stories)
Born in London, England; died in Kent; journalist, then editor of The Norfolk Chronicle.


Workman, James (1912-2001) (stories)
Born James Robert Elliot Hill-Workman in Scotland; in Australia as James Workman as an actor by 1948.


Worley, William (Thomas) (1915-1988) (stories)
Born and died in California; a teacher at Lowell High School, San Francisco.


Wormser, Richard (Edward) (1908-1977) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wormser_richard


Wortham, Revis (fl. 1980s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See reaviszwortham.com/about.html


Worts, George F(rank) (1892-1967) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in Toledo; radio operator turned freelance writer in Hawaii; screenwriter.


Wren, M. K.; pseudonym of Martha Kay Renfroe (1938-2016) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wren_m_k


Wren, P(ercival) C(hristopher) (1875-1941) (stories)
Born in Deptford, London; birth registered as Percy Wren.


Wrenn, Charles L(ewis) (1880-1952) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Wren.html


Wright, A(lan) J. ({c}1951- ) (stories)
See www.lep.co.uk/news/crime-author-strikes-again-with-award-honour-1-8157321


Wright, Edward (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.edwardwrightbooks.com


Wright, Erica (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See ericawright.typepad.com


Wright, Gilbert (Munger) (1901-1966) (stories)
Son of author Harold Bell Wright (1872-1944).


Wright, Keith (1948- ) (stories)
Policeman in Nottingham C.I.D.


Wright, S(ydney) Fowler (1874-1965) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wright_s_fowler


Wright, Sewell Peaslee (1897-1970) (stories)
Author, journalist, advertising writer, radio operator. Born in Butler, Pennsylvania.


Wuorio, Eva-Lis (1917-1988) (stories)
See desturmobed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/eva-lis-wuorio.html


Wuornos, Aileen (Carol) (1956-2002) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aileen_Wuornos


Wurthmann, Helen (fl. 2010s) (stories)
See www.elance.com/s/helenwurthmann


Wykes, (Douglas) Alan (1914- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wykes_alan


Wylde, Thomas (Clarke) (1946- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wylde_thomas


Wylie, Philip (Gordon) (1902-1971) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wylie_philip


Wyn, A(aron) A(rthur) [born Aaron Weinstein] (1898-1967) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._A._Wyn


Wyndham, [Captain] Horace (Cowley) (1873-1970) (stories)
Born in Oxford, England; educated in Edinburgh.


Wyndham, John; pseudonym of John Beynon Harris (1903-1969) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wyndham


Wyville, A(insworth) W. (1896-1982) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/aw-wyville.html


Yadon, Bayard (Earl) (1896-1933) (stories)
Born 10 Jan 1896 in Powder Springs, Tennessee; served with the American Expeditionary Forces overseas during WWI, studied law, and was later admitted to the bar; farmer, newspaper reporter for the Knoxville News-Sentinel, news editor for the Middlesboro Daily News; died of a sinus infection 25 Sep 1933.


Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn (1942- ) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/yarbro_chelsea_quinn


Yarnell, Duane (Alvin) (1914-1996) (stories)
Has also done a biography and a mystery novel.


Yates, Alan Geoffrey (1923-1985) (stories)
Earliest books were published as by Peter Carter-Brown, then as by Peter Carter Brown, then as by Carter Brown.


Yeldham, Peter (Alan) (1927- ) (stories)
Radio, TV, stage and film writer in Australia; TV producer.



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