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W.H. Pugmire
Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire, Esq., is the author of many books of weird fiction in the Poe/Lovecraft tradition. He is seen in the current author's photo with S. T. Joshi at the Lovecraft plaque at Brown University--both Pugmire and Joshi contributed to the fund that helped to pay for the placement of... show more



Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire, Esq., is the author of many books of weird fiction in the Poe/Lovecraft tradition. He is seen in the current author's photo with S. T. Joshi at the Lovecraft plaque at Brown University--both Pugmire and Joshi contributed to the fund that helped to pay for the placement of this memorial to the genius of H. P. Lovecraft. Joshi has served as editor for many of Pugmire's collections of weird fiction, including the hardcover omnibus from Centipede Press, THE TANGLED MUSE, and the 2015 collection from Hippocampus Press, MONSTROUS AFTERMATH. Wilum's work has been publish'd in a number of anthologies, such as INNSMOUTH NIGHTMARES, THAT IS NOT DEAD, CTHULHU FHTAGN!,and the superb series from S. T. Joshi, BLACK WINGS, publish'd by PS Publishing in England. He is almoft finish'd writing one last story, "Pickman's Lazruas", for his forthcoming second collection from Centipede Press, AN ECSTASY OF FEAR AND OTHERS. Future projects include a second collection of Enoch Coffin stories, written in collaboration with Jeffrey Thomas, and a book of tales and poems inspir'd by ye weird fiction of Clark Ashton Smith, to be written in collaboration with Henry J. VesterWilum is the Queen of Eldritch Horror.

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Birth date: May 03, 1951
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Geeky Girl's Graveyard Reads
Geeky Girl's Graveyard Reads rated it 3 years ago
This book features eight tales of Nyarlathotep, one of HP Lovecraft’s most popular creations. The title of this collection, “The strange dark one,” is taken from the second line of HPL’s poem Nyarlathotep.According the Robert E Price in the forward to The Nyarlathotep Cycle (Chaosium, 1997), Nyarlat...
Geeky Girl's Graveyard Reads
Geeky Girl's Graveyard Reads rated it 3 years ago
Horror for the Holidays is a collection of 26 Lovecraftian tales. The figure of Krampus is featured on the cover. He is standing beside a 19th century-garbed evil elf-child and what appears to be a sack full of dead children. Despite this cover, the collection features holidays throughout the year, ...
Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it 4 years ago
★ Pickman's Other Model, Tsathoggua, A Colder War★★ Mr. Gaunt, The Fungal Stain, Take Me To The River, Cold Water Survival,★★★ Fair Exchange, The Vicar Of R'lyeh, The Crevasse, Bad Sushi, Old Virginia, The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft, The Oram County Whoosit, Buried In The Sky, Bringing Helena Back...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 5 years ago
I didn't much care for this collection based on Nyarlathotep. The first problem was not so much with the content per se. The book is a print-on-demand affair (How can a p-o-d claim to be a First Edition?) riddled with typos and grammatical errors.On to the content. These stories all look like the...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 6 years ago
I just read the first story in this collection. I picked it up at a friend's house and saw that there was a contribution from Caitlín R. Kiernan, so I read it while waiting. It was good. I noticed there were stories from a couple other authors I often enjoy, Cherie Priest and Tim Pratt, so I may see...
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