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Boursiquot, Dionysius Lardner (1820-1890) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dion_Boucicault


Boutelle, Grace Hodson (1869-1957) (stories)
See www.hclib.org/-/media/Hennepin-Library/Programs-and-Services/Finding-aids/A-B/1994-08-boutelle-grace-hodsdon.pdf


Boutet, Frédéric (1874-?) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/boutet_frederic


Bowen, Elizabeth (Dorothea Cole) (1899-1973) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Bowen


Bowen, Robert Sidney (1900-1977) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bowen_robert_sidney


Bower, B. M.; pseudonym of Bertha Muzzy Bower Sinclair Cowan (1871-1940) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/05/bm-bower-author-biography.html


Bower, Marian (1865-1945) (stories)
Born in Hunslet, Yorkshire; died in London; lived in Suffolk for many years.


Bower, Maurice (Lincoln) (1889-1980) (stories) (art) (assoc.)
See todaysinspiration.blogspot.co.uk/2009/03/artists-of-blue-book-maurice-bower.html


Bowers, Fredson (fl. 1950s) (stories)
Apparently a real person, but not the noted bibliographer and scholar (1905-1991).


Bowes, Keyan (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.keyanbowes.org


Bowker, A. R. (fl. 1910s-1920s) (art)
Perhaps British artist Alfred Bowker (d. 1944)


Bowker, John (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See www.crossingmidnight.net


Bowler, Joe (1928- ) (art)
See www.joebowler.com


Boy-Ed, Ida [born Ida Cornelia Ernestina Ed] (1852-1928) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_Boy-Ed


Boyce, Burke (1901- ) (stories)
Author. Born in St. Louis, Missouri; lived in New Jersey.


Boyd, (James) Aubrey (Fair) (1890-1945) (stories)
Probably the author of “A New Angle on the Drood Mystery” (1922).


Boyd, Edward (1916-1989) (stories)
Scriptwriter for radio, TV and films; living in Glasgow.


Boyd, Eric Forbes [i.e., Eric Roualleyn Forbes-Boyd] (1897-1979) (stories)
Born in Addlestone, Surrey.


Boyd, Mary Stuart [born Mary Rennie Wilson Kirkwood] (1860-1937) (stories)
Born and raised in Glasgow; lived in London, 1891-1919, then went to New Zealand where she was politically active and the first President of the League of New Zealand Penwomen.


Boyd, Ruth Fitch (1890-1974) (stories)
See specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/manuscripts/findingaids/mason_ruth.html


Boyd, Thomas (Henry) (1890-1935) (stories)
Husband of Ruth Fitch Boyd.


Boyesen, Algernon (Keen) (1880-1930) (stories)
See www.imdb.com/name/nm0102117/bio


Boyesen, Bayard (1882-1944) (stories)
Son of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen.


Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth (1848-1895) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hjalmar_Hjorth_Boyesen


Boykin, Carrington (fl. 1910s) (stories)
Newspaperman. Perhaps from Virginia.


Boykin, John E. (fl. 1960s) (stories) (art)
Lived in Long Beach, California.


Boylan, James (Richard) (1927- ) (stories)
Journalist, writer and historian. Born in Charles City, Iowa.


Boyle, E(leanor) V(ere Crombie) (1825-1916) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Vere_Boyle


Boyle, Frederick (1841-1914) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Boyle


Boyle, Jack (1881-1928) (stories)
See www.genordell.com/stores/blackhat/BostonBlackie.htm


Boyle, Kay [i.e., Kay Boyle Vail Franckenstein] (1902-1992) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kay_Boyle


Boyle, William (fl. 2000s-2010s) (stories)
See wmboyle.wordpress.com


Boyles, Clarence Scott, Jr. (1909-1995) (stories)
See randall120.wordpress.com/2011/01/27/ffb-the-border-jumpers-will-c-brown/


Boynton, [Captain] George B. (1842-1911) (stories)
Soldier-of-fortune, adventurer, fighter and writer. Born and died in New York City.


Bracken, Michael (Patrick) (1957- ) (stories)
Copywriter; prolific author of short pieces.


Bracken, Peg [i.e., Ruth Eleanor Bracken] (1918-2007) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peg_Bracken


Bracker, M(ichael) Leone (1885-1937) (stories) (art)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.co.uk/2016/09/m-leone-bracker-illustratorposter.html


Bracker, Milton (1909-1964) (stories)
See digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wiarchives


Brackett, Charles William (1892-1969) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Brackett


Brackett, Leigh (Douglas) [Mrs. Edmond Hamilton] (1915-1978) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/brackett_leigh


Brackett, Ward (1914-2006) (art)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ward_Brackett


Bradbury, Ray (Douglas) (1920-2012) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Bradbury


Bradby, G(odfrey) F(ox) (1863-1947) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bradby_g_f


Braddon, Russell (Reading) (1921-1995) (stories) (assoc.)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/braddon_russell


Bradfield, Harriet A(lma) (1899-1953) (stories)
See tellersofweirdtales.blogspot.com/2011/10/harriet-bradfield-1899-1953.html


Bradford, Barbara Taylor (1933- ) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Taylor_Bradford


Bradley, Lilian Trimble (1875-1959) (stories)
Born in Milton, Kentucky. Married George (Howells) Broadhurst.


Bradley, Mary (Wilhelmina) Hastings (1882-1976) (stories)
Born and lived in Chicago. Traveled in Belgian Congo, took part in tiger hunts in French Indo-China; fellow of Royal Geographical Society, London; lectured at National Geographical Society, Washington D.C., and American Museum of Natural History, New York.


Bradley, (Lucy) Muriel (Demens) (1912-1994) (stories)
Died in Palm Springs, California.


Bradon, Ramon Stone; pseudonym (fl. 1920s) (stories)
Probably a pseudonym used by a person living in Texas. The latter story was plagiarized from the work of Thornton Jenkins Hains (i.e., Mayn Clew Garnett), and “Bradon” disappeared when inquiry started.


Brady, Cyrus Townsend (1861-1920) (stories)
Born in Pa.; clergyman; Episcopal rector in Toledo for a few years.


Brady, John P. (1883-?) (stories)
Writer. Born in Essex, Canada.


Braham, Hal [born Harold Abraham] (1910-1993) (stories)
Born in Chicago; died in San Diego.


Brainard, David L(egge) (1856-1946) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Legge_Brainard


Brainerd, Edith (Rathbone Jacobs) [Mrs. Chauncey Corey Brainerd] (1885-1922) (stories)
May have been from Mount Vernon, New York; died in the Knickerbocker Theatre disaster.


Braley, Berton (1882-1966) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berton_Braley


Bramah, Ernest; pseudonym of Ernest Bramah Smith (1868-1942) (stories)
See pulpflakes.blogspot.com/2012/07/ernest-bramah-humorist-detective.html


Brand, Max; pseudonym of Frederick Faust (1892-1944) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Brand


Brand, (Charles) Neville (1895-1951) (stories)
Born in Leicester. Employed by the Bank of England.


Brande, Dorothea [i.e., Dorothea Thompson Brande Collins] (1893-1948) (stories)
Born in Chicago.


Brandon, William (E.) (1914-2002) (stories) (assoc.)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Brandon_(author)


Brandt, H. George (fl. 1910s) (art)
Lived in Sparkhill, New York.


Brebner, Percy (James) (1864-1922) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/brebner_percy


Brecher, Edward (M.) (1912-1989) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_M._Brecher


Breese, Murray G(ardner) (1894-1960) (stories)
Poet and advertising executive. Died in Easton, Pennsylvania.


Breitigam, Gerald B. (1899-1964) (stories)
Author of screenplay novelizations, comic-strip adaptations; editor-in-chief of the United Press International Syndicate in 1929; and also wrote “The Radio Boys” series under the pseudonym of “Gerald Breckenridge.”


Bremón, José Fernández (1839-1910) (stories)
See es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Fern%C3%A1ndez_Brem%C3%B3n


Brenn, George J. (1888-1973) (stories)
Born in Newark, New Jersey; contributor to many pulp magazines.


Brennan, Frederick Hazlitt (1901-1962) (stories)
See www.imdb.com/name/nm0107288/bio


Brennan, Joe (fl. 1940s-1950s) (stories)
Not to be confused with Connecticut poet and author Joseph Payne Brennan (1918-1990).


Brent, John (1894-?) (stories)
Unrevealed pseudonym. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Brentano, Lowell (1895-1950) (stories)
Born in New York City.


Brenton, Myron (fl. 1950s-1960s) (stories)
New York writer, at one time a private detective.


Brereton, Charles V(incent) (1878-1947) (stories)
Born in California, a State Firewarden, lived in the Berkeley area.


Breslin, Jimmy [i.e., James Earl Breslin] (1928-2017) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Breslin


Breton, Nicholas (1545-1626) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_Breton


Brewer, Gil(bert John) (1922-1983) (stories)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/gil-brewer.html


Brickhill, Paul (Chester Jerome) (1916-1991) (stories) (assoc.)
See bearalley.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/paul-brickhill.html


Bridge, Ann; pseudonym of Mary Dolling O’Malley (1889-1974) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bridge_ann


Bridgers, Sue Ellen (1942- ) (stories)
See www.sueellenbridgers.com


Bridges, Robert (Seymour) (1844-1930) (stories)
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bridges


Bridges, T(homas) C(harles) (1868-1944) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bridges_t_c


Brier, (Warren) Royce (1894-1975) (stories)
Newspaperman; Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1934. Born River Falls, Wisconsin; died in California (?).


Briggs, Olive Mary (1873-1961) (stories)
Died in New York.


Brigham, W(alter) C(ole) (Jr.) (1870-1941) (art)
See pulpartists.com/Brigham.html


Bright, Verne (1893-1977) (stories)
See archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv53375


Brinig, Myron (1896-1991) (stories)
See www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/brinig_myron


Brininstool, E(arl) A(lonzo) (1870-1957) (stories)
Poet and historian; an expert on the history of the American Old West. Born in Warsaw, New York; died in Los Angeles, California.


Brinton, Christian (1870-1942) (stories)
See www.aaa.si.edu/collections/christian-brinton-papers-10159


Briscoe, E(rnest) E(dward) (1882-1956) (art)
See ukcomics.wikia.com/wiki/E._E._Briscoe_(1882-1956)


Briscoe, Margaret Sutton (1864-1941) (stories)
See consecratedeminence.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/margaret-sutton-briscoe-hopkins-a-woman-of-enterprise-and-gusto/


Broadbridge, Hugh (Trevor) (1903-1979) (stories)
Born in Sussex, England, and died in Scunthorpe, Surrey.


Broadhurst, George (Howells) (1866-1952) (stories) (assoc.)
Born in England; came to U.S. in 1886; manager of theatres in Milwaukee, Baltimore, San Francisco and New York City; editor of newspaper in Great Forks, North Dakota; playwright. Husband of Lilian Trimble Bradley.


Brock, Paul (1921?- ) (stories)
Canadian writer. Not to be confused with mathematician Paul Brock (1923- ).



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