Fritz Leiber

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Fritz Leiber aka Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr.

America 1910 – 1992

Comments: Science Fiction Writer' and Sword and Sorcery fantasy author; created Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser in Two Sought Adventure, 1939 ; Conjure Wife; Gather, Darkness; Night's Black Agents; The Big Time; "Gonna Roll the Bones" (1967); "Ship of Shadows" (1969) ;"Ill Met in Lankhmar" (1970); "The Pale Brown Thing" (1977); screenplay of Tarzan and the Valley of Gold; "The Girl With the Hungry Eyes"; "You're All Alone" (aka "The Sinful Ones");

Teachers: James Branch Cabell; Edgar Allan Poe; Arthur Conan Doyle; Robert Louis Stevenson; Lord Dunsany; H. Rider Haggard; John W. Campbell, editor; H. P. Lovecraft; Robert Graves; J. R. R. Tolkien; Bram Stoker;

Students: Neil Gaiman; Ramsey Campbell ; Robin Wayne Bailey; Joanna Russ; Terry Pratchett; Walter M. Miller Jr.; Larry Niven;

Friends: Charles G. Finney; Clark Ashton Smith; Jack Vance; Robert E. Howard ; Michael Moorcock; Harlen Ellison; Jonquil Stephens, 1st wife; Margo Skinner, 2nd wife; Poul Anderson; Judith Merril; Lin Carter; Cele Lalli, editor; Frederik Pohl; Cyril M. Kornbluth; Isaac Asimov; James Blish; Damon Knight; Samuel R. Delany; Lester del Rey ; Jack Williamson; Arthur C. Clarke;


Organizations: Fritz Leiber & Co, parents Acting Company; Astounding Science Fiction; Amazing Stories; Fantastic Adventures; The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF);

Author: Strange Wonders: A Collection of Rare Fritz Leiber Works; Our Lady of Darkness; Not Much Disorder and Not So Early Sex; The Ghost Light (1984); A Specter is Haunting Texas; The Wanderer;