Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author, Editor.
(1899-1957) US author and editor, author of the thrice-filmed State Fair (1932). His The Other Worlds (anth 1941; vt The Other Worlds: Twenty-five Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination 1942) was the first important sf Anthology. Its twenty-five stories, about half sf and half horror, were mostly from the Pulp magazines, not previously regarded as a proper source of material (of sf at least) for respectable hardcover books. [PN]
Philip Duffield Stong
born Pittsburg, Iowa: 27 January 1899
died Washington, Connecticut: 26 April 1957
- The Other Worlds (New York: Wilfred Funk Inc, 1941) [anth: hb/]
- The Other Worlds: Twenty-five Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination (Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1942) [vt of the above: hb/]
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