Smith, Clark Ashton, 1893-1961

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-01-13
Death 1961-08-14
Americans
English, French

Biographical notes:

Clark Ashton Smith was an author of poetry and later of fantastic fiction in pulp magazines. He began correspondence with another author Samuel Loveman in 1913 that would last until 1941. Loveman also acquired skills in book dealing and eventually set up his own shop, the Bodley Gallery (Bodley Press) in the 1930's.

From the description of Clark Ashton Smith letters : to Samuel Loveman, 1913-1941. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 50825411

Clark Ashton Smith wrote poetry, fantasy and science fiction.

From the description of Collection of Clark Ashton Smith letters and manuscripts, 1913-1948 (bulk 1930-1948). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653517

Californian fantasy author and poet.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122492734

Author of poetry and books on the occult.

From the description of The black book of Clark Ashton Smith, n.d. [electronic resource]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761179078

Mormon writer.

From the description of The abominations of Yondo, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435726

From the guide to the The abominations of Yondo, 1925, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Poet.

From the description of Poems of Clark Ashton Smith, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456269

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Subjects:

  • Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Poetry
  • Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Occultism
  • Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Fantasy fiction--Authorship
  • Poets, American--20th century
  • Mormon authors--History--Sources
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Science fiction--Authorship
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Literature
  • Authors, American--20th century--Biography--Sources

Occupations:

  • Poets

Places:

  • California (as recorded)