W. Paul Cook
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(1880 – January 22, 1948)
W. Paul Cook was a writer, printer and publisher who lived and wrote mostly in Vermont and Massachusetts. In 1927, he published The Recluse, a one-shot magazine that has a claim toward being a paleo-fanzine, at least.
He wrote under his own name and the pseudonym Willis T. Crossman, and was a leading figure in the hobbyist tradition of amateur journalism.
He knew H. P. Lovecraft and wrote H. P. Lovecraft, A Portrait (The Mirage Press, 1968). W. Paul Cook: The Wandering Life of a Yankee Printer edited by Sean Donnelly (Hippocampus Press, 2007) is his biography.
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