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Asimov, Isaac

Bill Peschel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; History of Science and Technology; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1803 words.

Asimov, Isaac (02 January 1920–06 April 1992), writer, was born in Petrovichi, USSR, the son of Judah Asimov, a merchant, and Anna Rachel Berman. Asimov’s Russian-Jewish father and mother...

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Bontemps, Arna Wendell

Robert E. Fleming.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1472 words.

Bontemps, Arna Wendell (13 October 1902–04 June 1973), writer, was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, the son of Paul Bismark Bontemps, a bricklayer, and Maria Carolina Pembroke, a...

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Burnett, Whit

Dalton Gross and MaryJean Gross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1162 words.

Burnett, Whit (14 August 1899–22 April 1973), anthologist, editor, and short story writer, was born Whitney Ewing Burnett in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Benjamin James Burnett, a...

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Carnell, Edward John (1912–1972), science fiction writer, journal editor, and literary agent

Brian W. Aldiss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 871 words.

Carnell, Edward John (1912–1972), science fiction writer, journal editor, and literary agent, was born on 8 April 1912 in Plumstead, London, the only child of William John Carnell, a charge...

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Conroy, Jack

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1515 words.

Conroy, Jack (05 December 1898–28 February 1990), author and editor, was born John Wesley Conroy in Monkey Nest, a coal-mining camp near Moberly, Missouri, the son of Thomas E. Conroy, a...

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Dannay, Frederic

Peter E. Morgan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1611 words.

Dannay, Frederic (20 October 1905–03 September 1982), writer and editor of mystery and detective novels and short stories, was born Daniel Nathan in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Meyer H....

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Derleth, August William

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1213 words.

Derleth, August William (24 February 1909–04 July 1971), author and editor, was born in Sauk City, Wisconsin, the son of William Julius Derleth, a worker in a wagon and blacksmith shop, and...

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Dick, Kathleen Elsie [Kay] (1915–2001), editor and author

Peter Burton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature; Publishing. 1181 words.

Dick, Kathleen Elsie [Kay] (1915–2001), editor and author, was born on 29 July 1915 at Queen Charlotte's Hospital, London, the only child of part-Irish sometime actress Kate Frances...

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Donaldson, (Charles) William [Willie] [pseud. Henry Root] (1935–2005), writer and impresario

Terence Blacker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1621 words.

Donaldson, (Charles) William [Willie] [pseud. Henry Root] (1935–2005), writer and impresario, was born in Sunningdale, Berkshire, on 4 January 1935, the son of Charles Glen Donaldson...

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Foley, Martha

Jay Neugeboren.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 933 words.

Foley, Martha (21 March 1897–05 September 1977), editor and writer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Irish-American parents, Walter Foley, a physician, and Millicent...

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