Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1908-1977) US author and academic, little associated with the literatures of the fantastic except for some stories with August Derleth, with whom he shared a birth city as well as attendance at the University of Wisconsin, where they wrote sf like "Riders in the Sky" (May 1928 Weird Tales), about Moon dwellers who come down to Earth to eat folk. Some of their later work was assembled as Colonel Markesan and Less Pleasant People (coll 1966) with August Derleth. [JC]
Mark R Schorer
born Sauk City, Wisconsin: 17 May 1908
died Oakland, California: 11 August 1977
- Colonel Markesan and Less Pleasant People (Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1966) with August Derleth [coll: hb/Frank Utpatel]
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