Donald Wandrei was an American science fiction, fantasy and weird fiction writer, poet and editor. He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist. The updated 2nd edition of St. Paul author Donald Wandrei’s science fiction. A friend of H.P. Lovecraft, Wandrei wrote both “weird fiction” and early science. of 89 results for Books: “Donald Wandrei” Don’t Dream: The Collected Horror and Fantasy of Donald Wandrei. Jun 15, by Donald Wandrei.

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Oddly, Fantasy Magazine solicited him to contribute to the sf round-robin tale, “The Challenge from Beyond”, for its September issue, rather than the identically titled weird fantasy that was published simultaneously; his collaborators were Murray LeinsterE E SmithHarl Vincent and Stanley G Weinbaum.

During the s Wandrei wrote two more non-fantastic novels and several plays, one a collaboration with his brother Howard but none were published although they were submitted to various publishers and agents. Wandrei graduated inwith a BA in English. InWandrei and August Derleth later co-founded the publishing house Arkham House to keep Lovecraft’s legacy alive, an action for which Wandrei is perhaps better remembered than for his own fiction.

Joshi EditorRodger Gerberding Illustrator 3. Some of the early poems were revised radically for their appearance in Poems for Midnight. Wandrei occupied his time editing Lovecraft’s Selected Letterswhose first two volumes appeared successively in and Paul Cook ‘s The Recluse Press in In late he hitchhiked from Minnesota to Rhode Island to visit H. Wandrei served almost four years with the U. Anthologies 17 83 Jan 16, There was also an excursion to Warren, Rhode Islandlater made famous by Wandrei’s reminiscences in the Arkham House volume Marginalia during which Wandrei, Lovecraft and James Ferdinand Morton each sampled twenty-eight different flavors of ice cream at Maxfield’s ice-cream parlour.


Donald Wandrei

After World War II he continued writing speculative fiction stories, although at a greatly reduced rate. Lovecraft liked the idea so much, he embarked on his own series, ” Fungi From Yuggoth “.

He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist Howard Wandrei. With Derleth he selected the contents of the first Arkham House Lovecraft collections and edited wandrri volumes of Lovecraft’s Selected Donlad Wandrei wrote some outlines for Gang Busters and other comic books in the s, and also attempted writing song lyrics in Hollywood.

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August Derleth 4 9 Jan 09, In addition to some unremarkable verse, gathered in Ecstasy and Other Poems coll chapDark Odyssey coll chap and Poems for Midnight collhe published a collection of fantasy, The Eye and the Finger colla Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos tale, The Web of Easter Island — probably his finest single fiction, making, as usual his work, opportunistic use of sf devices in this case travel between the Dimensions to colour the horror — and Strange Harvest coll This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Wandrei circulated iconoclastic letter-essays that denounced many of the organized forces behind the modern fantasy movement — a movement he, as a founder of Arkham House, was instrumental in setting motion.


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Later sf work, much of it in Astounding in the s, is similarly compounded of disparate ingredients, and the tales assembled in the posthumous Colossus: Want to Read saving…. Want to Wanxrei saving… Error rating book.

Three years after Wandrei’s death inRahman and his mostly silent partner Dennis Weiler founded the publishing firm of Fedogan and Bremer to issue work by Donald and Howard Wandrei as well as other classic pulp writers. Wandrei was born in Saint PaulMinnesota.

He had fourteen stories in Weird Tales wanrei, another sixteen in Astounding Storiesplus a few in other magazines including Esquire. Donald Wandrei Average rating: Quotes by Donald Wandrei. The volume includes Wandrei’s mainstream novel “Invisible Sun”.

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Raiders of the Wandei 3. The complete sonnet sequence “Sonnets of the Midnight Hours” is included, along with many other poems dating back as far as and including several reprints from both his earlier volumes of verse. The collected science fiction of Donald Wandrei.

A sampling of rare fiction, non-fiction, verse, humour and satire. Wandrei started writing in and his writing career took off around Topics Mentioning This Author.