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Clarke, Covington

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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Pseudonym of US lawyer and author Homer Clarke Venable (1891-1953), active in the 1920s, who specialized in flying adventures for boys; under his own name, he wrote some adult fiction. Covington Clarke novels of sf interest include Desert Wings (1930) and Mystery Flight of the Q2 (1932), the latter being a Lost Race tale featuring the discovery of a lost civilization of Incas. [JC]

Homer Clarke Venable

born Liberty, Missouri: 1 April 1891

died Lexington, Virginia, 14 May 1953



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