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Anthony Boucher

Anthony Boucher: pseudonym for William Anthony Parker White (21 Aug 1911-29 Apr 1968), Born Oakland, California; 1928-1930 educated Pasadena Junior College (now Pasadena City College); 1932, University of Southern California; M. A., University of California, Berkeley; married Phyllis May Price, 1938, 2 sons; 1935-1937 Theatre and Music critic, United Progressive News, Los Angeles; 1942-1947 Science Fiction and Mystery reviewer, San Francisco Chronicle; 1948-1950 and 1957-1968 Mystery reviewer, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine; 1951-1968 Mystery reviewer New York Times Book Review; 1949-1950 Fantasy book reviewer (under pseudonym H. H. Holmes) Chicago Sun-Times; 1951-1963 Fantasy book reviewer, New York Herald Tribune; 1961-1968 reviewer for Opera News; 1949-1954 Founding Editor (with Francis J. McComas) The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (sole editor 1954-1958); 1952-1953 editor True Crime Detective; 1952-1955 editor Mercury Mysteries; 1957-1960 editor Dell Great Mystery Library; 1962-1968 Collier Mystery Classics; 1949-1968 initiated Great Voices series of historical recordings, Pacifica radio, Berkeley; 1951 President of Mystery Writers of America; 1946, 1950, 1953 Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Allan Poen Award for nonfiction. Anthony Boucher @ MGrost * 7 mystery/detective novels with series character Fergus O'Breen * 2 mystery/detective novels under pseudonym H. H. Holmes, with series character Sister Ursula (including "Rocket to the Morgue") * one collection of mystery/detective short stories * radio plays for Sherlock Holmes series and for The Casebook of Gregory Hood series * 2 collections of fantasy and science fiction short stories: * The Complete Werewolf [Simon & Schuster, 1969; Ace] 10 stories * Far and Away [Ballentine Books Hardcover, 1955; Ballentine Books paperback] 11 stories * Rocket to the Morgue {as H. H. Holmes} [Duell-Sloan, 1942; Dell; Pyramid] also has science fictional content * 3 books of mystery/detective criticism/biography/correspondence * editor of 8 collections of true crime, detective, fantasy, or science fiction stories In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "B" stands for Boron. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "B" stands for Anthony Boucher! Return to Mystery/Detective Table of Contents Return to PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS [Grateful acknowledgment to Professor Erich Friedman for his permission for me to use the table structure and color GIFs of the Periodic Table, above, whose Mystery Author roll-over status names and correlation of Element Abbreviations with Mystery Author names are not the fault of Professor Erich Friedman but purely the work of Professor Jonathan Vos Post] Periodic Table of the Mathematicians