Manly Wade Wellman
(May 21, 1903 – April 5, 1986)
Manly Wade Wellman was a SF and fantasy writer, whose stories appeared in such pulps as Astounding Stories, Startling Stories, Unknown, and Strange Stories, but he is best remembered as one of the frequent contributors to Weird Tales.
He was a member of the Solaroid Club.
He also wrote in a wide variety of other genres, including historical fiction, detective fiction, western fiction, juvenile fiction, and non-fiction. Karl Edward Wagner referred to him as "the dean of fantasy writers."
Wellman used many pseudonyms, including Gabriel Barclay, John Cotton, Levi Crow, M. W. Elm, Manuel Ferney, Gans T. Field, Will Garth, Juan Perez, Hampton Wells, Wade Wells, and T. K. Whitely.
At one time he was married to horror author Frances Garfield.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1959 -- Best Short Story Hugo nominee
- 1976 -- Phoenix Award
- 1977 -- Atention 77
- 1978 -- Rovacon III, SF-Comics Minicon
- 1980 -- Sci-Con 2, World Fantasy Award lifetime achievement
- 1983 -- First Fandom Hall of Fame Award, World Fantasy Convention 1983
- 1985 -- British Fantasy Awards Special Award
- Edgar Allan Poe Award
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