PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS



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Howard Fast

Howard [Melvin] Fast (11 Nov 1914-?): wrote under pseudonym E. V. Cunningham; New Yorker, served Office of War Information and Army Film Project, son is writer Jonathan Fast, Far East War Correspondant for Esquire and Coronet magazines, university teacher, jailed 1947 for Contempt of Congress; Founder of World Peace Movement; Member, World Peace Council; Publisher, Blue Heron Press; Member, Fellowship for Reconciliation; Congressional Candidate (American-Labor Party, New York, 1952); winner 1933 Bread Loaf Writers Conference Award; winner, 1944 Schomburg Race Relations Award; winner 1947 Newspaper Guild Award; winner 1948 Jewish Book Council of America Award; winner 1954 Stalin International Peach Prize; winner 1960 Screenwriters Award; winner 1962 National Association of Independent Schools Award: * 21 mystery/detective novels with series character John Comaday, Larry Cohen, Harvey Krim; Masao Masuto (attached to Beverly Hills Police Department); (some under pseudonym Walter Ericson) (some with single-word titles which are the names of female protagonists) * 31 other novels (historical, political) * 7 story collection (3 science fiction) * 5 plays * 1 screenplay * 2 teleplays * 1 book of poetry * 18 other books (juvenile, judaica, historical, political, zen) * 2 books edited (Tom Paine, Theodore Dreiser) In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "F" stands for Fluorine. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "F" stands for Howard Fast! 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]