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Western Writers of America defines "Western" as a genre as: "works dependent in whole or in part on settings, characters, conditions, or customs indigenous to the American West or early frontier."
Lauran Paine: : Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Laurel Jean Pamplin: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} F. M. Parker: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Robert B. Parker: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Dan Parkinson: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} I. J. Parnham: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Will Parr: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Richard Parry: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Ronald B. Parsley: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Lewis B. Patten: winner of the 1968 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Historical Novel: * The Red Sabbath [Doubleday] winner of the 1969 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile Fiction: * The Meeker Massacre [Cowles] co-authored by by Wayne Overholser and Lewis Patten winner of the 1972 Spur Award Best Novel: * A Killing in Kiowa [New American Library] Harry Patterson (1929-): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] James Pattinson: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Gary Paulsen: * The Al Murphy Series * Murphy (1987) * Murphy's Gold (1988) * Murphy's Herd (1989) * Murphy's War (1991) * Murphy's Stand (1993) * Murphy's Ambush (1995) * Murphy's Trail (1996) Stephen Payne: winner of the 1954 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile Fiction: * Young Hero of the Range [Lantern Press] Jane Peart: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Robert Newton Peck: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Howard Pelham: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Link Pennington: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} George Sessions Perry: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Richard Perry: Westerns author; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} James Persak: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Leland Peters: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} N. Ross Peterson: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} B. J. Peverley: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Patricia Pfeiffer: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Lee Phillips: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Tom Piccirilli: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} Bill Pierce: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Albert Pike (1809-1891): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Charles R. Pike: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Caleb Pirtle: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Marion T. Place : winner of the 1968 and 1970 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile Nonfiction: * Rifles and Warbonnets [Ives Washburn] 1968 * Retreat to the Bear Paw [Four Winds Press] 1970 tied with Search for the Seven Cities by John Upton Terrell [Harcourt Brace Jovanovich] Randall (Randi) Beth Platt: Randall (Randi) Platt home page * The Fe-As-Kos Series (Royal Leckner, retired rancher in the Northwest) * The Four Arrows Fe-As-Ko (1991) * The Royalscope Fe-As-Ko (1997) Richard Poole: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Alan C. Porter: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Donald Clayton Porter: * The White Indian Series [featuring Renne , a white man raised by Seneca Indians in the Colonial Period] * White Indian (1979) * The Renegade (1980) * War Chief (1980) * The Sachem (1981) * Renno (1981) * Tomahawk (1982) * War Cry (1983) * Ambush (1983) * Seneca (1983) * Cherokee (1984) * Choctaw (1985) * Seminole (1986) * War Drums (1986) * Apache (1987) * Spirit Knife (1988) * Manitou (1988) * Seneca Warrior (1989) * Father of Waters (1989) * Fallen Timbers (1990) * Sachem's Son (1991) * Sachem's Daughter (1991) * Seneca Patriots (1992) * Hawk's Journey (1992) Price Porter: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Charles Portis (1933-): {to be done} [listed in Gale literary databases for Westerns] Jonathan Vos Post Resume of Jonathan Vos Post Co-Webmaster, Vice Pressident, and Chief Information Officer of Magic Dragon Multimedia 820+ publications, presentations, broadcasts co-author with Ray Bradbury co-author with Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate physicist co-editor with David Brin and Arthur C. Clarke co-broadcaster with Isaac Asimov quoted by name in Robert Heinlein's "Expanded Universe" Winner of 1987 Rhysling Award for Best Science Fiction Poem of Year Published in Nebula Awards Anthology #23, 1989 Semifinalist for 1996 Nebula Award Son of Samuel H. Post and Patricia Vos Post; husband of author Christine Carmichael, and father of author Andrew Carmichael Post; Books Edited (Science Fiction only listed here): * Project Solar Sail [ed. David Brin, Arthur C. Clarke, and Jonathan Vos Post, New American Library (Penguin USA), 1990] paperback ISBN 0451450027, $4.50, Short Fiction: * "Skiing the Methane Snows of Pluto" [Focus, Magazine of the British Science Fiction Association, London, England, Vol.1, No.1, Autumn 1979] * "The Bachelor of Venus" [Fairfield County Magazine, Westfield, Connecticut, Vol.10, No.9, p.41, September 1980] * Jonathan V. Post, Alfred Bester (now deceased), Michael G. Coney (now deceased), A. Bertram Chandler (now deceased), Theodore Sturgeon (now deceased), Dean Ing, Mack Reynolds (now deceased), Mel Gilden, Frederik Pohl, Reginald Bretnor (now deceased), F.M. Busby, J.F. Bone, George W. Harper, Eileen Gunn, George Guthridge, Rick Gauger, "A Diamond Bigger than the Hale", chain story written at Norwescon 3, 29-30 Mar 1980, displayed at convention, privately distributed, subsequently edited and expanded by Jonathan V. Post * Jonathan V. Post, Samuel R. Delaney, Jane (Sturgeon) Tannehill, Ted A. Peterson, Frank Catalano, Jerry Sohl, Kahn, Mitchell, Dean Ing, George W. Harper, Steve Perry, Eric Vinicoff, Paul David Novitski, Michael Connor, Vonda McIntyre, "Round Robins", chain story at Norwescon 4, Seattle, WA, Mar 1981 * "Prayer War" [100 Great Fantasy Short-Shorts, ed. Terry Carr, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Doubleday & Co., ISBN: 0-385-18165-5, p.237, Mar 1984, and in paperback, Avon, ISBN: 0-380-69917-6, Aug 1985] * "Stop-It-Now" [Totem, Caltech, Pasadena, California, pp.25-29, Spring 1988 * "Advice to the Life-Lorn" [Eldritch Tales, ed. Crispin Burnham, Summer 1989] $6.00 * "Periodic Table of Aliments" [Analog, October 1992] co-author Christine Carmichael ed. Stanley Schmidt, $2.50 * "Brain Sails", excerpt in Pasadena Star-News, The Star Tribune, The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, and the Whittier Daily News, Super Bowl Special supplement, 24 January 1993, p.xx * "Stop-It-Now" [Tomorrow Speculative Fiction, ed. Algis Budrys, Jun 1995] The Unifont Company, Inc., $4.50 First Final Ballot: Nebula Award for Best Short Story of the Year * many more {to be done} Nonfiction (SF-Related or in Major SF Markets): * "Cybernetic War" [Omni, ed. Frank Kendig and Ben Bova, pp.44-104, May 1979] ISSN-0149-8711, $2.00 lead article, summarizes the history of computers in the military, and predicted the SDI debate. "Cybernetic War", reprinted in: [The Omni Book of Computers & Robots, Zebra Books, Kensington Publishing Group, paperback, ISBN: 0-8217-1276 * "Star Power for Supersocieties" [Omni, ed. Ben Bova and Robert Sheckley, Apr 1980] ISSN-0149-8711, $2.00 1st popular article to predict giant black hole in the center of Milky Way galaxy; 1st popular discussion of J. Post invention "gravity wave telegraph" * "Science Fiction Writers' Concepts for Advanced Space Power Conversion", [letter to editor, Locus, Oakland, CA, Vol.15, No.7, Issue #258, p.14, July 1982] * "Science Poems -- Excerpt from a Critical Book in Progress, Part I", [Star*Line, Vol.6, No.1, pp.8-15, Jan/Feb 1983] * "Science Poems -- Excerpt from a Critical Book in Progress, Part II", [Star*Line, Vol.6, No.2, pp.10-15, Mar/Apr 1983] * "Science Poems -- Excerpt from a Critical Book in Progress, Part III", [Star*Line, Vol.6, No.3, pp.4-10, May/Jun 1983] * "Beyond Ad Hominem, Reply to Dr. Suzette Haden Elgin's Rebuttal of Science Poems -- Excerpt from a Critical Book in Progress", [Star*Line, Vol.6, No.5, pp.28-32, Sep/Oct 1983] * "Beyond Natural Language: Notes on Poetry and AI" [Proceedings of the International Conference of the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing, San Francisco, CA, paper presented April 1983] * "Poetry and Exobiology" [presented, to appear in Proceedings eventually at Contact: Cultures of the Imagination, an interdisciplinary exobiology conference in Sacramento, California, 27? March 1987] * "Space 'Future History' Chart Available" [SFWA Forum, No.110, pp.24-25, March 1989] * "Seeds Across a Field of Stars" [Challenge Magazine, Prince Michael Press, ed. Kal King, Winter 1989/90] * "Participating in the Creation of the Universe" [Challenge Magazine, Prince Michael Press, ed. Kal King, Winter 1989/90] * "A Magical Playground Called Space" [Challenge Magazine, Prince Michael Press, ed. Kal King, Winter 1989/90] * "Entering a New State of Being" [Challenge Magazine, Prince Michael Press, ed. Kal King, Winter 1989/90] * "Poetry and Xenobiology" [Proceedings of SFRA XXI: Annual Meeting of the Science Fiction Research Association, Hyatt Edgewater Hotel, Long Beach, California, 28 June-1 July 1990] * "To Sail Beyond the Sun", co-author Ray Bradbury, shorter version as cut by David Brin [Project Solar Sail, ed. David Brin, Arthur C. Clarke, and Jonathan Vos Post, New American Library (Penguin USA), 1990] paperback ISBN 0451450027, $4.50, * "To Sail Beyond the Sun", co-author Ray Bradbury, complete version, [The Rhysling Anthology 1991, ed. William Daciuk, pp.3-9, Schenectady, New York: Science Fiction Poetry Association, 1991] * "Human Destiny and the End of Time" [Quantum, No.39, Winter 1991/1992?, pp.??, Thrust Publications, 8217 Langport Terrace, Gaithersburg, MD 20877; ISSN 0198-6686 * "Future Spacecraft Sensors" [Quantum, No.41, Winter/Spring 1992, pp.23-26, Thrust Publications, 8217 Langport Terrace, Gaithersburg, MD 20877; ISSN 0198-6686 * "Robots and Artificial Intelligence for Space" co-author Dr. Donald David Rose [Quantum, final double issue, Spring/Summer 1993, No.43/44, pp.44-48] Robots and Artificial Intelligence for Space * "A Chaotic Introduction to Infinity: What is Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry?", Chaos:Infinity, Altadena California: Emerald City Publishing, pp.1-2, Second Edition, 1994] * "Science" [Science Fiction Age, ed. Scott Edelman, Mar 1995] $3.95 * "How to Talk to an Extraterrestrial" [Making Contact: A Serious Handbook on Locating and Communicating with Extraterrestrials, ed. Bill Fawcett, New York: Morrow, July 1997] * "How to Talk to an Extraterrestrial" [The Kids' How to Do (Almost) Everything Guide", ed. Murray Suid, San Francisco: Monday Morning Books, 1998] * see bibliography of 210 publications, presentations, and TV/radio broadcasts relating to the Space program: 210 Ways to Space * many more {to be done} Music/Libretto: * "Starscapes" for Chamber Choir, Three Woodwinds, Piano and Magnetic Tape; Composer: Van Decker; texts by Jonathan V. Post & Richard Feynman, "Footnote to Feynman", University Music Center, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 18 May 1990] Poetry: * "Shoot a Rocket to a Star" [Post, paperback selected poems, Pasadena, California: Black Grouse Press, Feb 1970] * "Surveyor I" [Post, paperback selected poems, Pasadena, California: Black Grouse Press, Feb 1970] * "Cynthion" [Post, paperback selected poems, Pasadena, California: Black Grouse Press, Feb 1970] * "Starblood" [ikon 1, Pasadena, California: Black Grouse Press, Jun 1972] * "Relative Velocity" [Wild Fennel, ed. Pauline Palmer, Bellingham, Washington, 1980] * "The Ballad of Bill Henderson" [The Space River Anthology, Quixsilver Press, Baltimore, MD, 1982 but released 1984] * "The Great Magnetic Tide" [The Space River Anthology, Quixsilver Press, Baltimore, MD, 1982 but released 1984] * "The Spaceship Caliban" [Norwescon 5 Program Book, Seattle, Washington, art by Hal. S. Robins, March 1982] * "Hypertext Sonnet: Lines from 'A Shropshire Lad'" [Datamation, p.24, July 1982] * "Computer Cures Roethke's 'Dolor'" [Datamation, p.172, Aug 1982] * "Walking Weightlessly" [Microcosm #1, ed. Robert Randolph Medcalf Jr., Quixsilver Press, Baltimore, MD, pp.4-5, 1982] * "Ground Zero" [There Will Be War, ed. J. E. Pournelle and John F. Carr, New York: Tor, 1983] paperback ISBN 0-523-48555-7, $2.95 * "City Killer" [There Will Be War, ed. J. E. Pournelle and John F. Carr, New York: Tor, 1983] paperback ISBN 0-523-48555-7, $2.95 * "Footnote to Feynman", Jonathan V. Post and Richard Feynman, [Engineering & Science, Caltech, Pasadena, CA, Vol.XLVI, No.5, p.28, ISSN: 0013-7812, May 1983; reprinted in Songs from Unsung Worlds, ed. Bonnie Bilyeu Gordon, intro by Alan Lightman (award winning author of Einstein's Dreams), Birkhauser Boston/AAAS, hardcover ISBN: 0-8176-3296-4, paperback ISBN: 3-7643-3296-4, 1985 * "The Edge of the Universe" [Star*Line, vol.?, No.?, month?, 1983] * "You Leave Me Breathless [Mars]" [Zine, vol.?, No.?, month?, 1983] * "Transarctic [Eskimo astronauts]" [Paradox, ed. John Betancourt, Delran, New Jersey; Rising Star, chapbook, ed. Scott E. Green, StarSword Publications, Manchester, New Hampshire, Spring 1984 * "Marvin Minky's Telepresence" Rising Star, chapbook, ed. Scott E. Green, StarSword Publications, Manchester, New Hampshire, Spring 1984 * "Gantry Errantry" Rising Star, chapbook, ed. Scott E. Green, StarSword Publications, Manchester, New Hampshire, Spring 1984 * "To The Stars: Love Hypertext" [Another Final Offer, 1986; Rhysling Anthology 1986, ed?, Berkeley, California, Science Fiction Poetry Association, p.24, 1987] $2.00 * "Before the Big Bang: News from the Hubble Large Space Telescope" [Star*Line, Nov/Dec 1986; reprinted in Analog, January 1987; reprinted in Nebula Awards Anthology #23, ed. Michael Bishop, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 * "I'm Going Home", co-author Dr. Christine Carmichael [Amazing Stories Magazine, ISSN: 0279-1706, ed. Patrick L. Price, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Vol.63, No.1, Issue 540, pp.110-111, May 1988] [on galactic consequences of matter transmission] * "When We Must Part" [Amazing Stories Magazine, ISSN: 0279-1706, ed. Patrick L. Price, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Vol.63, No.5, Issue 544, p.59, Jan 1989] [on failed Mars expedition] * "Dialog Before the Earth-Goddess Eloped with the Star God" [Amazing Stories Magazine, ISSN: 0279-1706, ed. Patrick L. Price, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Vol.64, No.?, Issue 5??, p.??, ??? 1989] * "Sweet Radium" [Poly: New Speculative Writing, ed. Lee Ballentine, Ocean View Books, 1989] trade paperback ISBN 0-938075-05-5 [Ocean View Books, 1989] hardcover ISBN 0-938075-08-X, $24.95 * "Mnemosyne's Entrenchment" [Poly: New Speculative Writing, ed. Lee Ballentine, Ocean View Books, 1989] trade paperback ISBN 0-938075-05-5 [Ocean View Books, 1989] hardcover ISBN 0-938075-08-X, $24.95 * "The Fall of the City" [Poly: New Speculative Writing, ed. Lee Ballentine, Ocean View Books, 1989] trade paperback ISBN 0-938075-05-5 [Ocean View Books, 1989] hardcover ISBN 0-938075-08-X, $24.95 * "Catalyst" [Poly: New Speculative Writing, ed. Lee Ballentine, Ocean View Books, 1989] trade paperback ISBN 0-938075-05-5 [Ocean View Books, 1989] hardcover ISBN 0-938075-08-X, $24.95 * "Hypertext Sonnet: Lines from Robert Silverberg's 'Star of Gypsies'" [The New York Review of Science Fiction, ed. Kathryn Cramer, L. W. Currey, Samuel R. Delany, David G. Hartwell, Gordon Van Gelder, November 1990] $2.50 * "Strange New Planet" [The Tome, Norfolk, Virginia: Grub Street Publications, 1990] * "Eclipse" [The Tome, Norfolk, Virginia: Grub Street Publications, 1990] * "Space Travel in the Next Millennium", commissioned poem as summary/frontispiece of: [Proceedings of Vision-21 (Space Travel in the Next Millennium, NASA Lewis Research Center, 2-4 April 1990, NASA Conference Publication 10059, 1991] * "Quatrains from The Martian Chronicles", Ray Bradbury and Jonathan V. Post, [Space and Time, No.81, Spring 1993] ISSN 0271-2512, published twice a year by Space & Time, 138 W. 70th St. (4B), New York, NY, 10023-4432, in association with Emerald City Publishing (C.E.O.: Jonathan V. Post), subscriptions 2/$10.00 * "Science Fiction and the Search for Transcendence: A Hypertext Poem", co-authors Sir Horace Walpole, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, Herbert George Wells, Abraham Grace Merritt, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Dr. William Olaf Stapledon, Dr. Edward Elmer Smith, Dr. Jack S. Williamson [Space and Time, No.82, pp.93-95, Fall 1993] ISSN 0271-2512, published twice a year by Space & Time, 138 W. 70th St. (4B), New York, NY, 10023-4432, in association with Emerald City Publishing (C.E.O.: Jonathan V. Post), subscriptions 2/$10. * "Special Relativity" [Space and Time, No.83, p.85, Spring 1994] ISSN 0271-2512, published twice a year by Space & Time, 138 W. 70th St. (4B), New York, NY, 10023-4432, in association with Emerald City Publishing (C.E.O.: Jonathan V. Post), subscriptions 2/$10. * "Elements of Love" [Space and Time, No.84, p.89, Fall 1994] ISSN 0271-2512, published twice a year by Space & Time, 138 W. 70th St. (4B), New York, NY, 10023-4432, in association with Emerald City Publishing (C.E.O.: Jonathan V. Post), subscriptions 2/$10. * "The Kiss: Wounds in the Mouth" [Once Upon a Midnight, ed. Jame A. Riley, Michael N. Langford, Thomas E. Fuller, [1995, Unnameable Press 1995] trade paperback, ISBN 0-934227-16-0, $10.95 * "The Density of Death" [Once Upon a Midnight, ed. Jame A. Riley, Michael N. Langford, Thomas E. Fuller, [1995, Unnameable Press 1995] trade paperback, ISBN 0-934227-16-0, $10.95 * On-Line Poetry: * I'm Certified for Sleep illustrated humorous fantasy poem * Business Blues happy hour haunting a taco bar * 8 Haiku for CHALLENGER dedicated to the seven Challenger astronauts * Crime Doesn't Pay sonnet on the Mystery Writers of America motto * The Density of Death published in Amazing Stories Magazine * Dialogue Before the Earth-Goddess Eloped with the Star-God published in Amazing Stories Magazine * I Am More Than One if Walt Whitman reviewed the novel "Less Than Zero" * Love and Death Poems (nearly 30 kilobytes of text) * No Girl Next Door single mothers lost in the apartment house maze * Prologue to Dr. Norton Moise the Adrenal gland and the evolution of human beings * On the Programming Language Simscript II.5 Samuel Butler parody about software * Science Fiction and the Search for Transcendence Hypertext poem about the metaphysical nature of Science Fiction * The Twilight of Genetic Engineering the future of DNA, lawyers, and war * Valedictory to Software death parallels a spacecraft leaving the Solar System * When We Must Part published in Amazing Stories Magazine * many more {to be done} e-mail Jonathan Vos Post Patricia Frances Vos Post (13 Dec 1924-14 Feb 1971): community activist, teacher, lecturer, editor, writer; best known as wife of author/editor Samuel H. Post, mother of author/editor Jonathan Vos Post, mother-in-law of author Christine Carmichael, and grandmother of author Andrew Carmichael Post; * Childhood: born in New York City, daughter of Matilda "Tillie" Vos (nee Unger) and Alfred "Curly" Vos; brought up in Elizabeth, New Jersey; * Education: schooled in Elizabeth primary schools and Battin High School; {Battin credentials here to be done}; B.A., Magnum Cum Laude, English Literature with minor in Journalism, Northwestern University, Illinois; M.S. (thesis on Piaget and Montessori) Bank Street College of Education (New York City) * Employment: Executive Secretary to Hiram Hayden, book publisher (Crown Publishing, New York); * Personal: 1949 met and married Samuel H. Post; 3 sons: Jonathan Vos Post (1951), Andrew William Post (1953), Nicholas Charles Post (1956); moved 1952 to Brooklyn Heights; died from ovarian cancer (she volunteered for unsuccessful experimental chemotherapy involving artificial DNA to promote interferon production, Sloan-Ketting Memorial Hospital); * School-related and Teaching: 2-time elected President, P.T.A., Robert Fulton Elementary School (P.S.#8); co-instructor with Rhoda Howard, under auspices of Ford Foundation Adult Education Program, of series of discussion groups on the Bill of Rights (first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution), Brooklyn Public Library at Montague Street, circa 1960; M.S. (thesis on Piaget and Montessori) Bank Street College of Education (New York City); New York State Teaching Certificate; teacher, P.S.#29, Broklyn, New York; active in international education through Nuffield Foundation (England) especially in innovative math and science curricula and materials; * Community and Politics: active in local politics; active feminist in 1950s-1960s, organized Consiousness Raising groups which led many women to return to school for masters and doctorate degrees and to otherwise succeed professionally (sometimes connected to divorces); founding member, West Brooklyn Independent Democrats (helped elect a mayor, a congressman, and a governor), working closely with woman who became Treasurer of New York City and later United Nations official; * Writing/Editing: unacknowledged co-editor several books including "Thesaurus of Book Digests", editors-of-record Hiram Hayden and Edmund Fuller, New York: Crown, 1949 [acknowledgment reads in part "... to the late Will D. Howe, under whose supervision the project was started some eight years ago. Thanks are also due to Samuel H. Post and Patricia Vos, for extensive and valuable editorial work..."; freelance typist/editor/author, most famous book typed/edited from dictaphone recording of English translation: "Pippi Longstockings"; author of various short nonfiction and humor publications; one fantasy novel about archaeologists digging up tomb near Stonehenge and finding a skeleton embracing a white-bearded body who awakens and is discovered to be Merlin; most unpublished manuscripts lost in period of chaos after untimely death; Her work as teacher, lecturer, editor, and writer is carried on by her children. Samuel H. Post, father of Jonathan Vos Post, husband of Patricia Vos Post, father-in-law of author Christine Carmichael, and grandfather of author Andrew Carmichael Post; and a low-profile but very important Western, Mystery, and science fiction editor and publisher. He was an Active Member of Western Writers of America, worked with Louis L'Amour and other greats in the field, and who published (among others): Poul Anderson, Philip K. Dick, H.P. Lovecraft, Frank Belknap Long, and Andre Norton. I will later add information on his editing/publishing career before and after "MB" books, including a string of 11 consecutive best-sellers, the first book with a Pop Art cover, the first book with an Op Art cover, the first "bookazine"... Science Fiction: but of immediate interest to science fiction authors and readers, I start with the following. Samuel H. Post was the uncredited anthologist/editor of two collections of science fiction stories: "The 6 Fingers of Time and Other Stories" (New York: McFadden, 50-244, 1965) "The Frozen Planet" (New York: McFadden, 60-229, 1966) As Editor of MacFadden-Bartell Corporation, Sam Post published the following paperback books (acquired them, wrote blurbs and introductions, designed covers, wrote contracts, designed ads...): Margery Allingham, "The Mind Readers", (75-175, 1967) Poul Anderson, "The High Crusade", (50-211, 1964) Poul Anderson, "The High Crusade", (60-349, 1968) Poul Anderson, "Time and Stars", (60-206, 1965) Taylor Caldwell, "The Devil's Advocate", (75-126, 1964) Taylor Caldwell, "The Devil's Advocate", (75-184, 1967) Curtis W. Casewit, "The Peacemakers", (60-321, 1968) Mark Clifton, "When They Come From Space", (40-105, 1963) Mark Clifton, "When They Come From Space", (50-341, 1967) Philip K. Dick, "The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch" (60-240, 1966) Philip K. Dick, "Now Wait for Last Year" (60-352, 1968) Gordon R. Dickson, "No Room for Man", (50-179, 1963) Gordon R. Dickson, "No Room for Man", (50-329, 1966) R. C. W. Ettinger, "The Prospect of Immortality", (75-166, 1966), 1st Cryonics book in paperback J. Hunter Holly, "The Mind Traders", (60-291, 1967) Damon Knight, "Beyond the Barrier", (50-234, 1965) Damon Knight, "Cities of Wonder", (75-183, 1967) Cyril M. Kornbluth, "A Mile Beyond the Moon", (40-100, 1962) Cyril M. Kornbluth, "A Mile Beyond the Moon", (50-288, 1966) Murray Leinster, "The Greks Bring Gifts", (50-224, 1964) Murray Leinster, "The Greks Bring Gifts", (50-418, 1968) John Lymington, "Froomb!", (60-287, 1967) George B. Mair, "The Day Khruschev Panicked", (50-183, 1963) S. Michael, "Journey Into Limbo", (60-140, 1963) Sam Moskowitz, "Doorway Into Time", (50-311, 1966) Sam Moskowitz, "Microcosmic God and Other Stories", (60-335, 1968) Eric North [B. C. Cronin], "The Ant Men", (60-277, 1967) Alan E. Nourse, "Tiger by the Tail", (50-199, 1964) Alan E. Nourse, "Tiger by the Tail", (60-309, 1968) Dorothy Sayers, "Human and Inhuman Stories", (50-156, 1963) Dorothy Sayers, "Human and Inhuman Stories", (60-298, 1967) Dorothy Sayers, "Stories of the Supernatural", (50-170, 1963) Dorothy Sayers, "Stories of the Supernatural", (50-300, 1967) Clifford Simak, "All the Traps of Earth", (50-165, 1963) Clifford Simak, "They Walked Like Men", (50-184, 1963) Clifford Simak, "They Walked Like Men", (50-381, 1967) Clifford Simak, "Way Station", (60-198, 1963) Clifford Simak, "All the Traps of Earth", (50-388, 1967) Edward E. "Doc" Smith, "The Vortex Blaster", (60-325, 1968) J. Stearn, "The Door to the Future", (75-152, 1964) William F. Temple, "Shoot at the Moon", (60-239, 1967) A. E. van Vogt, "The Voyage of the Space Beagle", (60-146, 1963) A. E. van Vogt, "The Voyage of the Space Beagle", (60-318, 1968) A. E. van Vogt, "The Beast", (60-169, 1964) A. E. van Vogt, "The Beast", (60-343, 1968) A. E. van Vogt, "Empire of the Atom", (60-267, 1966) A. E. van Vogt, "Masters of Time", (50-334, 1967) A. E. van Vogt, "The Changeling", (50-335, 1967) A. E. van Vogt, "The Wizard of Linn", (60-366, 1968) unacknowledged co-editor of several other books including "Thesaurus of Book Digests", editors-of-record Hiram Hayden and Edmund Fuller, New York: Crown, 1949 [acknowledgment reads in part "... to the late Will D. Howe, under whose supervision the project was started some eight years ago. Thanks are also due to Samuel H. Post and Patricia Vos, for extensive and valuable editorial work..."; Responsible for several Hollywood-related books, including: * Ecstasy and Me (autobiography of Hedy Lamarr) * Veronica Lake (autobiography) a friend of Ms.Lake, Samuel H. Post paid for her funeral * Say, Didn't You Used to Be George Murphy (autobiography of the first singing, dancing senator) * unpublished book on Judy Garland Broke purportedly exclusive book contract and thus published: * Pearl S. Buck's Story Bible [by first American woman to win Nobel Prize in Literature] an exploit that had "Publishers Weekly" dub Samuel H. Post "the James Bond of book publishing." Walter Gibson: Samuel H. Post's 1960s reprint in paperback of "The Shadow" by Walter B. Gibson started the great book revival of pulp fiction and radio plays, which brought authors such as H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard to a new generation of readers, and helped fuel the great comic book boom. {Walter B. Gibson (1897-?) Super-prolific author of almost 500 books; American stage magician (confidant of Houdini, Thurston, and Dunninger) best known for creating "The Shadow" for the Smith & Street pulp "The Shadow Magazine" and then writing almost 300 (!) Shadow novels. The Shadow is a cross between Sherlock Holmes and Houdini, a rule-breaking arbiter of his own personal sense of justice (which does not always agree with the state's legal apparatus), who conquers criminals through a combination (new to fiction) of analytical deductive detection and gun-slinging force, while remaining intellectually above the fray, and using magical tricks of invisibility. The Shadow novels are ingenious artifaces of ambiguity, misdirection, strange crimes, costumed super-criminals, red herrings, and structured confusion. Gibson created several parallel but lesser magician/detectives: Norgil, Valdor, Ardini.} Biographical: Jan 1924: Born in New York City, son of Harry Pasternak and Theresa Salomon one sister (Alice Baer); June 1941: Graduated Barnard School for Boys as Valedictorian; Sept 1941: Entered Harvard University [Strauss Freshman House]; 1942: moved to Harvard's Dunster Upper-class House; 1942: Leave of Absence to enlist in U.S. Army Air Corps; 14 May 1942: enlisted, entered Basic Training; 1943: began Aviation Cadet training; 11 Mar 1944: Completed Aviation Cadet training; 12 Mar 1944: Commissioned Pilot/Officer; ??? 1944: Married Helen _____; Mar-June (?) 1944- Special Training; July (?) 1944: Special Duties -- Pilot-Instructor for Free French pilots; 28 Sept 1945: Appointed Reserve Officer; 7 Oct 1945 Separated from Service; 15 (?) October 1945: Re-entered Harvard University; 1946: Completed requirements for Bachelor of Arts (English Literature); Jan 1947: Graduated Harvard, Cum Laude; June 1947: joined Crown Publishers, New York City, beginning 50+ years as editor/publisher of books, trade paperbacks, magazines, and special projects; ??? 1949: Divorced Helen _____; ??? 1950: Married Patricia Frances Vos; 3 children: Jonathan Vos Post, Andrew William Post, Nicholas Charles Post ??? 1958: Divorced Patricia Frances Vos; ??? 1959: Married Barbara Stuart; 2 children: William Stuart Post and Cecilia Clare Post; 1969 (?): Divorced Barbara Stuart; 10 July 1993: Married Katharine Winship; 24 July 1995: Moved to Rhode Island; 9 Sept 1997: Divorced Katharine Winship Jeffrey Poston: also writes Mystery/Suspense; Jeffrey Poston Home Page James Powell: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Talmadge Powell: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; Novels Include: * {to be done} Katharyn M. Powers and Michael Michaelian: winners of the 1976 Spur Awards of the Western Writers of America for TV Script: * "Hatchets Drive" [Columbia Pictures Television] tied with "The Macahans" by James T. Byrnes [MGM Television, 1976] Kit Prate: Westerns author; also writes Romance; Novels Include: * {to be done} John Prebble: winner of the 1959 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Historical Novel: * The Buffalo Soldiers [Harcourt Brace] winner of the 1961 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Short Story: * "A Town Named Hate" [Saturday Evening Post] Joe Prentis: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} John Prescott: winner of the 1954 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Historical Novel: * Journey by the River [Random House] Ron Pritchett: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} George W. Proctor: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Bill Pronzini: Westerns author; also writes Mystery/Suspense; also writes Speculative Fiction; Novels Include: * {to be done} Annie Proulx: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Paul Provenzano: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done} Herbert R. Purdum: winner of the 1966 Spur Award of the Western Writers of America for Best Novel: * My Brother John [Doubleday] Alice Putnam: Westerns author; Novels Include: * {to be done}

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