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Monster She Wrote #2: The Women of Weird Tales
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Monster She Wrote #2: The Women of Weird Tales

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The Women of Weird Tales
Monster, She Wrote #2

​Stories by Everil Worrell, Eli Colter, Mary Elizabeth Counselman and Greye La Spina
Introduction by Melanie Anderson


Launched in 1923, the pulp magazine Weird Tales quickly became one of the most important outlets for horror and fantasy fiction and is often associated with writers like H. P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, and Robert Bloch, all of whose work appeared in the magazine. But often overlooked is the fact that much of Weird Tales’ content was by women writers, some of whom numbered among the magazine’s most popular contributors.

This volume includes thirteen fantastic tales originally published between 1925 and 1949, written by four of Weird Tales’ most prolific female contributors: Greye La Spina, Everil Worrell, Mary Elizabeth Counselman and Eli Colter.  Ranging from science fiction to fantasy to horror, these classic tales of mad scientists, deadly curses, ghosts, vampires, and the risen dead remain as thrilling and sensational as when first published.

Contents:

The Remorse of Professor Panebianco by Greye La Spina (January 1925)
Leonora by Everil Worrell (January 1927)
The Dead Wagon by Greye La Spina (September 1927)
The Canal by Everil Worrell (December 1927)
The Curse of a Song by Eli Colter (March 1928)
Vulture Crag by Everil Worrell (August 1928)
The Rays of the Moon by Everil Worrell (September 1928)
The Gray Killer by Everil Worrell (November 1929)
The Black Stone Statue by Mary Elizabeth Counselman (December 1937)
Web of Silence by Mary Elizabeth Counselman (November 1939)
The Deadly Theory by Greye La Spina (May 1942)
Great Pan is Here by Greye La Spina (November 1943)
The Antimacassar by Greye La Spina (May 1949)