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Buck, Doris Pitkin

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1898-1980) US English instructor and author of short fiction and poetry only, sometimes signing herself Doris P Buck and almost exclusively associated with The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Her first sf publication was "Aunt Agatha" (October 1952 F&SF); she continued to publish stories until 1975 and poems until 1981. No collection has appeared. Buck was a founding member of Science Fiction Writers of America. The still unpublished tale "Cacophony in Pink and Ochre" has long formed part of the announced contents of Harlan Ellison's «The Last Dangerous Visions». [DRL]

Doris Pitkin Buck

born New York: 3 January 1898

died 4 December 1980


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