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Porges, Irwin

(1909-1998) US author, brother of Arthur Porges, who collaborated with him on at least one story: "A Touch of Sun" (April 1959 Fantastic). Irwin Porges wrote five volumes of nonfiction, those of sf relevance being the literary biographies Edgar Allan Poe (1963) and Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Man Who Created Tarzan (1975). [JC/DRL].

Irwin Porges

born Maywood, Illinois: 5 September 1909

died Camarillo, Ventura, California: 10 August 1998


nonfiction (selected)


Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 01:12 am on 3 July 2022.