Learn more about the lives, philosophies, and accomplishments of authors who have left a mark on the world and secured their place in the halls of immortality.
Born in Texas in 1906, Robert E. Howard is considered by many to be one of the quintessential pulp fiction authors of the early 20th century. In fact, he is often credited alongside Fritz Lieber as one of the founders of the sword and sorcery subgenre.
Ray Bradbury (AUG 22, 1920 – JUN 5, 2012) was a prolific author who is credited with writing 27 novels and over 600 short stories, in addition to writing several film and television screenplays. His work helped shape the burgeoning genre of science fiction during the Golden Age of the 1950’s.
You can also find a profile of H.P. Lovecraft in B.K.’s genre study article:
Cosmic Horror: A Study of the Unknowable.