J. Harvey Haggard

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(November 30, 1912 – March 14, 2001)

J. Harvey Haggard was a writer and railwayman, known primarily for his stories in the early SF pulp magazines. He wrote stfnal poetry as The Planet Prince.

He was a member of the Jules Verne Prize Club, and wrote for such fanzines as Ad Astra and Fantasy Digest.

His first story, "Faster Than Light" (October, 1930 Wonder Stories) was written when he was seventeen in response to a contest in Air Wonder Stories and dealt with the idea of accelerating to the speed of light and breaking through into a new universe.

His "Earth Reborn" was the first novel-length story in Future Fiction (November, 1939). He is remembered today primarily for his Earthguard series of stories in Wonder Stories (1933–1934).

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