Donald Wandrei was an American science fiction, fantasy and weird fiction writer, poet and editor. He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist. The updated 2nd edition of St. Paul author Donald Wandrei’s science fiction. A friend of H.P. Lovecraft, Wandrei wrote both “weird fiction” and early science. of 89 results for Books: “Donald Wandrei” Don’t Dream: The Collected Horror and Fantasy of Donald Wandrei. Jun 15, by Donald Wandrei.
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Wandrei’s only full-length fantastic novel, Dead Titans, Waken!
Lovecraft conducted him on a grand antiquarian tour of Providence and then on to similar tours in BostonSalem and Marblehead. Want to Odnald Currently Reading Read. Views Read Edit View history.
There was also an excursion to Warren, Rhode Islandlater made famous by Wandrei’s reminiscences in the Arkham House volume Marginalia during which Wandrei, Lovecraft and James Ferdinand Morton each sampled twenty-eight different flavors of ice cream at Maxfield’s ice-cream parlour. The Web of Easter Island 3.
Donald Wandrei Average rating: In and he also worked evenings at the Hill Reference Library. Track the short fiction you read in Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Donald Wandrei 2 10 Aug 13, In Philip Rahman had met Wandrei at a convention and the two became friends.
This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Lovecraft liked the idea so much, he embarked on his own series, ” Fungi From Yuggoth “.
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Some of his tales have originated in the form of dreams, of which he says he has a hair-raising variety, and have been written with few changes. He attended the University of Minnesota. Wandrei served almost four years with the U.
Want to Read saving… Error rating book. These tales are gathered in Frost While there, he was a student editor and regular columnist on the student newspaper The Minnesota Daily and was also associated with the Minnesota Quarterly Magazineas well as contributing pieces often unsigned or pseudonymous to the campus humour magazine Ski-U-Mahwhich was edited by fellow classmate Carl Jacobi.
A sampling of rare fiction, non-fiction, verse, humour and satire. Wandrei started writing in and his writing career took off around Donqld the s Wandrei wrote two more non-fantastic novels and several wandrfi, one a collaboration with his brother Howard but none were published although they were submitted to various publishers and agents.
He attended Central High in St Paul from —24, during which he published short compositions in the school newspaper and avidly read the magazine Science and Invention.
A Donald Wandrei Miscellany. Wandrei graduated inwith a BA in English.
Donald Wandrei (Author of The Web of Easter Island)
Wandrei occupied his time editing Lovecraft’s Selected Letterswhose first two volumes appeared successively in and At the age of 16, Wandrei completed his short story “The Red Brain”, in which a mysterious Cosmic Dust sweeps through the universe, obliterating the stars.
Howard also wrote his own series with “Sonnets out of Bedlam”. He had fourteen stories in Weird Talesanother sixteen in Astounding Storiesplus wanfrei few in other magazines including Esquire.
After World War II he continued writing speculative fiction stories, although at a greatly reduced rate.
Donald Albert Wandrei April 20, — October 15,  was an American science fictionfantasy and weird fiction writer, poet and editor. The author note on Wandrei’s story collection his first prose volume The Eye and the Finger says: In addition to some unremarkable verse, gathered in Ecstasy and Other Poems coll chapDark Odyssey coll chap and Poems for Midnight collhe published a collection of fantasy, The Eye and the Finger colla Lovecraftian Cthulhu Mythos tale, The Web of Easter Island — probably his finest single fiction, making, as usual his work, opportunistic use of sf devices in this case travel between the Dimensions to colour the horror — and Strange Harvest coll Wandrei personally made the case for Weird Tales to publish Lovecraft’s ” The Call of Cthulhu ” telling Farnsworth Wright that unless he published the tale, Lovecraft would look for other magazines to submit stories to.
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