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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Three years after Wandrei’s death inRahman and his mostly silent partner Dennis Weiler founded the publishing firm of Fedogan and Bremer to issue work by Donald and Howard Wandrei as well as other classic pulp writers. Wandrei was born in Saint PaulMinnesota.

Bleiler Evangeline Walton R. Refresh and try again. Wandrei started writing in and his writing career took donaod around Furthermore, “he prefers to work at night, and has often written a complete story in a single night. He had fourteen stories in Weird Talesanother sixteen in Astounding Storiesplus a few in other magazines including Esquire.

Wandrei served almost four years with the U. Two Complete Novels by Donald A. He also broke into the ‘slicks’ with stories wandeei in Esquire.

Donald Wandrei

The complete sonnet sequence “Sonnets of the Midnight Hours” is included, along with many other poems dating back as far as and including several reprints from both his earlier volumes of verse. In he began work part-time as a “page-boy” in the Circulation Room of the Saint Paul Public Libraryfilling reader’s requests for books from wahdrei storage stacks; this expanded his access to, and reading of, a wide variety of literature. Howard also wrote his own series with “Sonnets out of Bedlam”.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Donald grew up in his parents’ house at Portland Ave, St Paul and lived there most of his life save for a stint in the Army and occasional sojourns in New York and Hollywood.

Track the short fiction you read in 24 Oct 15, In and he also worked doald at the Hill Reference Library.

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. 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.

His time with wanndrei army had left him little time to write, and although he worked on several novels and plays, none of these was donaod.

A Donald Wandrei Miscellany. Joshi EditorRodger Gerberding Illustrator 3. Raiders of the Universes 3.

However, he refused to accept the award on the basis that the bust representing the award was a demeaning caricature of Lovecraft, whom he had known personally. Quotes by Donald Wandrei.

Donald Wandrei dona,d 10 Aug 13, He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist Howard Wandrei. Track the short fiction you read in The collected science fiction of Donald Wandrei 3. Wandrei’s interest in Arkham House centred primarily on seeing the Lovecraft writings into print; it was Derleth who brought a wider program to the press when Wandrei entered the army in As an accomplished poet, Wandrei was the first to write a series of sonnets for Weird Tales”Sonnets of the Midnight Sandrei.


However it was eventually destined to be published in a heavily revised version in by Arkham House as The Web of Easter Island.

Wandrei graduated inwith a BA in English. Much of the wwndrei work on Lovecraft’s Selected Letters series published by Arkham House in five volumes between and was performed by Wandrei.

Topics Mentioning This Author. 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. Donald Albert Wandrei April 20, — Wandrri 15, [1] was an American science fictionfantasy and weird fiction writer, poet and editor.

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Lovecraft conducted him on a grand antiquarian tour of Providence and then on to similar tours in BostonSalem and Marblehead. The Eye and the Finger really liked it 4. Wandrei’s brother, Howard Wandreiwas an illustrator and the author of dohald fantasy stories under his own name and as qandrei Robert Coley and H W Guernsey; Time Burial coll assembles most of his best work.

He attended the University of Minnesota.