Published in Black Mask

Some Significant Contributors
& Other Writers of Interest

The most influential and best known of the detective pulps, what's surprisng about the following list is not only who's on it (Louis L'Amour?), but who isn't, or how few times writers we instantly associate with the venerable mag actually made the cut.

  • Cleve F. Adams (6 stories)
  • Dwight V. Babcock (21 stories)
  • W. T. Ballard (43 stories)
  • Max Brand (9 stories)
  • Katherine Brocklebank (7 stories)
  • John K. Butler (11 stories)
  • Paul Cain (17 stories)
  • Hugh B. Cave (9 stories)
  • D.L. Champion (30 stories)
  • Raymond Chandler (11 stories)
  • Merle Constiner (12 stories)
  • George Harmon Coxe (27 stories)
  • Carroll John Daly (60 stories)
  • Norbert Davis (13 stories)
  • Ramon DeColta (24 stories)
  • Lester Dent (2 stories)
  • Bruno Fischer (5 stories)
  • Steve Fisher (9 stories)
  • Erle Stanley Gardner (103 stories)
  • William Campbell Gault (7 stories)
  • Frank Gruber (14 stories)
  • Brett Haliday (2 stories)
  • Dashiell Hammett (49 stories)
  • Baynard H. Kendrick (14 stories)
  • Louis L'Amour (1 story)
  • John Lawrence (14 stories)
  • John D. MacDonald (6 stories)
  • Horace McCoy (17 stories)
  • Robert Martin (8 stories)
  • Frederick Nebel (67 stories)
  • Robert Reeves (10 stories)
  • Stewart Sterling (12 stories)
  • Herbert Stinson (27 stories)
  • Eric Taylor (7 stories)
  • Roger Torrey (50 stories)
  • Donald Wandrei (6 stories)
  • Raoul Whitfield (66 stories)
  • Cornell Woolrich (24 stories)

SEE ALSO

Captured on Film!

Respectfully compiled by Kevin Burton Smith. Anyone interested in submitting a biography of any of the above authors is urged to contact the editor.


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