Stanton A. Coblentz

(1896 – 1982)

Stanton Arthur Coblentz was an American SF author and poet.

He received a Master's Degree in English literature and then began publishing poetry during the early 1920s.

His first published science fiction was "The Sunken World," a satire about Atlantis, in Amazing Stories Quarterly (July, 1928). The next year, he published his first novel, The Wonder Stick.

He published more than a score of SF novels, but is probably most remembered for Into Plutonian Depths (1950).

He also wrote books of literary criticism and nonfiction and was an editor of Challenge.

Adventures of a Freelancer: The Literary Exploits and Autobiography of Stanton A. Coblentz was published the year after his death.

He was inducted into the First Fandom Hall of Fame in 1981.

See also http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/coblentz_stanton_a

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