Weird Tales Authors

In progress . . . 

An index of authors about whom I have written so far on this blog. Names in parentheses are the real names of authors who used pseudonyms, pen names, or alternate names in Weird Tales, Oriental Stories, or The Magic Carpet Magazine. I have also added a few select pseudonyms, pen names, or alternate names used in other publications or in the personal lives of the authors.

A
Abrach (?-?) A pseudonymous author, possibly Scottish, or a British, Canadian, or American author of Scottish descent or with close ties to Scotland
Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) American
Vida Tyler Adams (1896?-1976?) American
H.A. Noureddin Addis (Harold Kenneth Peebles Addis) (1884-1958) American
Marguerite Lynch Addis (1880-1948) British-American
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza) (1833-1891) Spanish
Robert Choate Albright (1903-1973) American
L. Harper Allen (Llewellyn Harper Allen) (1878 or 1879-?) American
Wilford Allen (1897-1965) American
Edith M. Almedingen (Marta Aleksandrovna Almedingen) (1898-1971) Russian/British
Leonid Andreyev (1871-1919) Russian
Paul Annixter (Howard Allison Sturtzel) (1894-1985) American
Anonymous Authors
Isaac Asimov (1919 or 1920-1992) Russian-born American
Michael Avalone (1924-1999) American
Robert Avrett (William Robert Avrett) (1901-1975) American
Stafford Aylmer (Arthur Stafford Aylmer) (1907-1965) British

B
Nathaniel P. Babcock (1851-1928) American
W. Elwyn Backus (Waldo Elwyn Backus) (1892-1979) American
Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) French
Bernice T. Banning (1885-1954) American
Richard Harris Barham aka Thomas Ingoldsby (1788-1845) British
S. Omar Barker (Squire Omar Barker) (1894-1985) American
Kurt Barle (Curt or Kurt Schwabe-Barlewin?) (1892?-1971?) German/American
Leslie Gordon Barnard (1890-1961) Canadian
Charles P. Baudelaire (1821-1867) French
Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (Gustavo Adolfo Domínguez Bastida) (1836-1870) Spanish
Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) British
Earl Leaston Bell (1895-1972) American
Jay Wilmer Benjamin (Joseph Wilmer Benjamin III) (1902-1977) American
Gertrude Barrows Bennett--see Francis Stevens
Arthur William Bernal aka Stendahl (1913-1991) American
Ferdinand Berthoud (1878-?) British/American
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?) American
Eando Binder (Earl Andrew Binder [1904-1966]) Austrian-born American and (Otto Oscar Binder [1911-1974]) American
Mal Bissell (Malcolm Bissell) (1916-2006) American
R. Jere Black, Jr. (Robert Jere Black, Jr.) (1892-1953) American
Bill Blackbeard (1928-2011) American
Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) British
William Blake (1757-1827) British
G.W.J. Blume (George Washington Jones Blume) (1889-1955) American
Muriel Cameron Bodkin aka Muriel Lawrence (1903-1994) American
Hannes Bok (Wayne Francis Woodard) (1914-1964) American
Nelson S. Bond (1908-2006) American
Charles Gordon Booth (1896-1949) British/American
Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White aka William A.P. White) (1911-1968) American
Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) American
Harriet A. Bradfield (1899-1953) American
Grover Brinkman (H. Grover Brinkman) (1903-1999) American
Edna Goit Brintnall (1886-1959) America
Coutts Brisbane (Robert Coutts Armour) (1874-1945) Australian
Max Brod (1884-1968) Austrian/Israeli
Fredric Brown (1906-1972) American
(Ella Howard Bryan) see: Clinton Dangerfield
Lamont Buchanan (Charles Lamont Buchanan) (b. 1919) American--see also: Allison V. Harding
Nathan A. Bucklin (b. 1949) American
Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873) British
Robert Burns (1759-1796) Scottish

C
James O. Causey (1924-2003) American
Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) American
Lenore E. Chaney (1881-1972) American
H.S.W. Chibbett (Harold Stanley Walter Chibbett) (1900-1978) British
Verne Chute (1898-1986) American
Valma Clark aka Lyssa Carroll (1894-1953) American
Stanton A. Coblentz (1896-1982) American
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) British
Galen C. Colin (1890-1973) American
Tarleton Collier (Edward Tarleton Collier) (1888 or 1889-1970) American
Wilkie Collins (William Wilkie Collins) (1824-1889) British
Eli Colter (May Eliza Frost) (1890-1984) American
Alphonse Louis Constant aka Eliphas Lévi Zahed, Eliphas Lévi (1810-1875) French
Oscar Cook (Richard Martin Oscar Cook) (1888-1952) British
Page Cooper (Anice Page Cooper) (1891-1958) American
Arthur Byron Cover (b. 1950) American
George W. Crane (1901-1995) American
F. Marion Crawford (Francis Marion Crawford) (1854-1909) American
Ramon de las Cuevas (Mark R. Harrington) (1882-1971) American
Ray Cummings (1887-1957) American
Wardon Allan Curtis (1867-1940) American

D
Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) French
Howard Ellis Davis (1883-1951) American
Emma Frances Dawson (ca. 1839-1926) American
L. Sprague de Camp (Lyon Sprague de Camp) (1907-2000) American
Henri Decrouet (an unknown and probably pseudonymous author)
Daniel Defoe (ca. 1659-1661-1731) British
Miriam Allen deFord (1888-1975) American
Edith de Garis (ca. 1874-1950) American
Lester del Rey (Leonard Knapp) aka Ramon Felipe Alvarez-del Rey (1915-1993) American
Walter G. Detrick (1884-1926) American
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British
Rex Dolphin (Reginald Charles Dolphin) (1915-1990) British
Eugene C. Dolson (1860-1938) American
Laurence R. D'Orsay aka Laurence Thalmore (Leopold Alexander Thalmayer) (1887-1947) Austrian-American
Conda V. Douglas (b. ?) American
Ernest Dowson (1867-1900) British
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) Scottish, of Irish descent
Leah Bodine Drake (1904-1964) American
Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870) French
R. Ernest Dupuy (Richard Ernest Dupuy) (1887-1975) American
Bernard Austin Dwyer (William Bernard Augustine Dwyer) (1897-1943) American
Nictzin Dyalhis (1873?-1942) American
Muriel Campbell Dyar (1875-1963) American


E
F
G
(1865-1943) French
E. Irvine Haines (Edwin Irvine Haines) (1877-1959) American
Austin Hall (1880-1933) American
Norman Elwood Hammerstrom (Norman Elwood Hamerstrom) (1899-1970) American
Edgar Lloyd Hampton (1872-1951) American
Allison V. Harding, pseudonym of Jean Milligan (1919-2004) American
Alvin F. Harlow (1875-1963) American
Thomas deV. Harper (1889-1939) American
Johns Harrington (1918-1992) American
(Mark R. Harrington) see: Ramon de las Cuevas
Clare Winger Harris (1891-1968) American
Wilhelm Hauff (1802-1827) German
Marietta Hawley (Marietta Holley) aka "Josiah Allen's Wife" (1836-1926) American
Willard E. Hawkins (1887-1970) American
Hildegarde Hawthorne (1871-1952) American
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) American
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) American
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903) British
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903) British
O. Henry (William Sidney Porter) (1862-1910) American
Helen Rowe Henze (1899-1973) American
Snowden T. Herrick (1919-1998) American
Vennette Herron (Margaret Vennette Herron) (1885-1973) American
Preston Langley Hickey (1900-1962) American
Edward D. Hoch (1930-2008) American
Michael P. Hodel (1939-1986) American
William Hope Hodgson (1877-1918) British
Durbin Lee Horner (1906-1979) American
Terva Gaston Hubbard aka Trevor Bardette (1902-1977) American
Edith Hurley (1903-1997) American


I

J

K

Ronal Kayser aka Dale Clark (1905-1988) American
John Keats (1795-1821) British
Day Keene (Gunard R. Hjerstedt) (1904-1969) American
Thomas P. Kelley (1905-1982) Canadian
Richard Kent--see Frank Owen
Theda Kenyon (1894-1997) American
Anthony D. Keogh (1900-1972) American
Grace Keon (Mary Grace Wallace Doonan) (1873-?) American
Donald E. Keyhoe (1897-1988) American
Alexander L. Kielland (1849-1906) Norwegian
Ida M. Kier (1879-1963) American
Stephen King (b. 1947) American
Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) British
Kelsey Percival Kitchel (1881-1967) American
Jim Kjelgaard (1910-1959) American
Anthony F. Klinkner (1880-1953) American
Harry Anable Kniffin (1876-1939) American
Damon Knight (1922-2002) American
Minnie Faegre Knox (1886-1980) American
Binny Koras (ca. 1895-?) American
Mary Kornbluth (née Mary G. Byers) (1920-2007) American
Edgar Daniel Kramer (1887-1966) American
Jack Kytle (1906-1971) American


L

Hubert La Due (1891-1946) American
R.A. Lafferty (Raphael Aloysius Lafferty (1914-2002) American
Jean Lahor (Henri Cazalis) (1840-1909) French
Marc Laidlaw (b. 1960) American
Ralph Allen Lang (1906-1987) American
Sidney Lanier (1842-1881) American
Genevieve Larsson (Jennie Christina Larson) (1886-1942) American
Nadia Lavrova (Nadia L. Shapiro) (1897-1989) Russian-American
Harold Lawlor (1910-1992) Irish/American or American
George N. Laws (1902-1981) American
Theodore Le Berthon (1892-1960) American
J. Sheridan Le Fanu (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu) (1814-1873) Irish
Fritz Leiber, Jr. (1910-1992) American
Walt Liebscher (1918-1985) American
Murray Leinster (Will F. Jenkins) (1896-1975) American
Gaston Leroux (1868-1927) French
Eric A. Leyland (1911-2001) British
Henry Lieferant (1892-1968) Austrian-American
Helen Liello (Helen A. Green) (1879-1968) American
André Linville (Andre L'Heureux) (1888-1963?) French
Amelia Reynolds Long (1904-1978) American
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) American
Alston Lovejoy (William Alston Ritchie Lovejoy) (1908-1956) American
Robert A.W. Lowndes (1916-1998) American
Lucian (ca. A.D. 125-180) Ancient Greek
Josie McNamara Lydon (1865-1948) Canadian-American


M

Leslyn MacDonald (1904-1981) American
Arthur Machen (Arthur Llewellyn Jones) (1863-1947) Welsh
Charles Henry Mackintosh (1885-?) British-American
Katherine Maclean (b. 1925) American
Ian Maclaren (John Watson) (1850-1907) Scottish
James MacCreigh see: Frederik Pohl
John D. MacDonald (1916-1986) American
Giovanni Magherini Graziani (1852-1924) Italian
Herbert J. Mangham (Herbert J. or J. Herbert Maughiman, aka Herbert J. Maugham) (1896-1967) American
Isa-Belle Manzer (Hattie Belle Manzer) (1872 or 1873-1944) American
Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) British
Richard Marsh (Richard Bernard Heldmann) (1857-1915) British
Edison Marshall (1894-1967) American
Felix Martí-Ibáñez (1911-1972) Spanish-American
Pettersen Marzoni (1886-1939) American
Richard Matheson (1926-2013) American
Volney G. Mathison (1897-1965) American
Irvin Mattick (1891-1969) American
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) French
Kadra Maysi (Katherine Drayton Mayrant Simons) aka Drayton Mayrant (1890-1969) American
Walter F. McCanless (1876-1965) American
A. Merritt (Abraham Merritt) (1884-1943) American
Violet M. Methley (1882-1953) British
Gustav Meyrink (1868-1932) Austrian
E. Crosby Michel (Evelyn Crosby Michel) (b. ca. 1911? b. 1925?) American
P. Schuyler Miller (Peter Schuyler Miller) (1912-1974) American
(Jean Milligan) see: Allison V. Harding
John Milton (1608-1674) British
Marion Heidt Mimms (1882-1972) American
Harold Freeman Miners (1890-1928) American
Edward Page Mitchell, misidentified as Albert Page Mitchell (1852-1927) American
Cleveland Moffett (1863-1926) American
Lireve Monet see: Everil Worrell
L.M. Montgomery (Lucy Maud Montgomery) (1874-1942) Canadian
C.L. Moore (Catherine L. Moore) (1911-1987) American
Maria Moravsky (1889-1947) Polish/American
A.J. Mordtmann (August Justus Mordtman) (1839-1912) German
W.C. Morrow (William Chambers Morrow) (1854-1923) American
Duncan H. Munro see: Eric Frank Russell
Gary Myers (b. 1952) American


N


O


P
Q
R
Alicia Ramsey (née Alice Joanna Royston) (1864-1933) British
Sybla Ramus (1874-1963) American

S
Margaret St. Clair (née Eva Margaret Neeley) (1911-1995) American
Mrs. Edgar Saltus (née Marie Florence Giles) (1883-1960) American
Sylvia B. Saltzberg (1896-1952) American
Lilla Price Savino (1881-?) American
Nathan Schachner (1895-1955) American
Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805) German
Oscar Schisgall (1901-1984) Belgian/American
Stanley S. Schnetzler (1893-1955) American
Wilhelm von Scholz (1874-1969) German
David J. Schow (b. 1955) American
Barry Scobee (Albert Barry Scobee) (1885-1977) American
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Scottish
George Armin Shaftel (1903-1999) American
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British
Nadia L. Shapiro see: Nadia Lavrova
Drury D. Sharp (1886-1960) American
Perley Poore Sheehan (1875-1943) American
Mary W. Shelley (1797-1851) British
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) British
Harry Irving Shumway (1883-1974) American
Michael V. Simko (1893-1989) American
Alanson Skinner (1886-1925) American
Henry Slesar (1927-2002) American
Lady Eleanor Smith (1902-1945) British
Mrs. Chetwood Smith (Mary Chapin Smith) (1872-1950) American

Bertrand Harry Snell (1882-1949) American
Fyodor Sologub (1863-1927) Russian
T.W. Speight (Thomas Wilkinson Speight) (1830-1915) British
Henry de Vere Stacpoole (1863-1951) Irish/British
Olaf Stapledon (1886-1950) British
Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) American
Brinke Stevens (Charlene Brinkman) (b. 1954) American
Francis Stevens (Gertrude Barrows Bennett) (1883-1948) American
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Scottish
Solon K. Stewart (1883-?) American
Frank R. Stockton (1834-1902) American
Bram Stoker (Abraham Stoker) (1847-1912) Irish
Carlos G. Stratton (1900-1967) American
Theodore Sturgeon (né Edward Hamilton Waldo) (1918-1985) American
Arthur Styron (1891-1958) American
Loual B. Sugarman (1894-1965) American
Montague Summers (Augustus Montague Summers) (1880-1948) British
Gertrude Macaulay Sutton (1887-?) Canadian

T
U
V
W
Arthur B. Waltermire (1888-1938) American
Steven Ward (b. ?) American
Hal K. Wells (1899-1979) American
H.G. Wells (Herbert George Wells) (1866-1946) British
William A.P. White see: Anthony Boucher
Walt Whitman (1819-1892) American
Phyllis A. Whitney (1903-2008) American
Bodo Wildberg (Heinrich Ludwig William Gabriel Dickinson) aka Heino Louis Bodo von Dickinson-Wildberg (1862-1942) Austrian/German
Irene Wilde (née Maud Irene Haire) (1884-1964) American
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish
Thomas Lanier Williams aka Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) American
Jack Williamson (1908-2006) American
J.N. Williamson (Gerald "Jerry" N. Williamson) (1932-2005) American
Theodore Snow Wood (1877-?) American
Everil Worrell aka Lireve Monet (1893-1969) American
Ernst Wurm (1906-1971) Austrian
Capwell Wyckoff (Albert Capwell Wyckoff) (1903-1953) American
Stella Wynne (Estella Francis Wynne) aka Stella Wynne Herron (1885-1966) American
A.W. Wyville (Ainsworth W. Wyville) (1896-1982) American

X

Y
Z
Aalla Zaata (pseudonym of Dora Black Russell, aka Winifred Brent Russell and Dora Winifred Russell)
Arthur Leo Zagat (1896-1949) American