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Gnaedinger, Mary

(1897-1976) US editor who, as an employee of the Frank A Munsey chain of Pulp magazines, was made editor in 1939 of the new magazine Famous Fantastic Mysteries. She edited all 81 issues of the magazine, which eventually ceased publication in 1953, as well as two companion magazines: Fantastic Novels, published 1940-1941 and again 1948-1951, and A Merritt's Fantasy Magazine, published 1949-1950. All three were devoted to reprinting old stories. [MJE]

Mary Gnaedinger

born 28 September 1897

died New York: July 1976


Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 03:35 am on 9 December 2023.