Donald Wandrei was an American science fiction, fantasy and weird fiction writer, poet and editor. He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist. The updated 2nd edition of St. Paul author Donald Wandrei’s science fiction. A friend of H.P. Lovecraft, Wandrei wrote both “weird fiction” and early science. of 89 results for Books: “Donald Wandrei” Don’t Dream: The Collected Horror and Fantasy of Donald Wandrei. Jun 15, by Donald Wandrei.

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Sidecar Preservation Society, His story “Colossus” was the first “thought variant” story stories based on some new or not-yet-overworked idea such as other dimensions or the timetravel paradoxand helped revive the fortunes of Astounding under the editorship of his editorial mentor, F.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wandrei circulated iconoclastic letter-essays that denounced many of the organized forces behind the modern fantasy movement — a movement he, as a founder of Arkham House, was instrumental in setting motion. Frost it was amazing 5. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In the s Wandrei commenced a long and tedious process of litigation against Arkham House, the publishing company he had helped to found. He contributed two stories to the Cthulhu Mythos: August Derleth 4 9 Jan 09, He attended the University of Minnesota.


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Anthologies 17 83 Jan 16, The collected science fiction of Donald Wandrei. Donald grew up in his parents’ house at Portland Ave, St Paul and lived there most of his life save for a stint in the Army and occasional sojourns in New York and Hollywood. This volume, like his earlier Dark Odysseywas supplemented with four pen-and-ink illustrations by his brother Howard Wandrei.

However it was eventually destined to be published in a heavily revised version in by Arkham House as The Web of Easter Island. Wandrei’s brother, Howard Wandreiwas an illustrator and the author of some fantasy stories under his own name and as by Robert Coley and H W Guernsey; Time Burial coll assembles most of his best work.

He was the older brother of science fiction writer and artist Howard Wandrei. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat InWandrei and August Derleth later co-founded the publishing house Arkham House to keep Lovecraft’s legacy alive, an action for which Wandrei is perhaps better remembered than for his own fiction.

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The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural. He also broke into the ‘slicks’ with stories published in Esquire.

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Quotes by Donald Wandrei. While there, he was a student editor and regular columnist on the student newspaper The Minnesota Daily and was also associated with the Minnesota Quarterly Magazineas well as contributing pieces often unsigned or pseudonymous to the campus humour magazine Ski-U-Mah wandrfi, which was edited by fellow classmate Carl Jacobi.


Wandrei served almost four years with the U. Wandrei graduated inwith a BA in English.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Wanrei’s second book and second book of verse was Dark Odyssey Webb Publishing Co, illustrated with five illustrations by his brother Howard Wandrei.

Lovecraft liked the idea doald much, he embarked on his own series, ” Fungi From Ddonald “. The volume includes Wandrei’s mainstream novel “Invisible Sun”. Furthermore, “he prefers to work at night, and has often written a complete story in a single night. At the age of 16, Wandrei completed his short story “The Red Brain”, in which a mysterious Cosmic Dust sweeps through the universe, obliterating the stars.

Wwandrei sampling of rare fiction, non-fiction, verse, humour and satire. The jacket drawing was by the author’s brother Howard Wandrei, who had died in Donald Wandrei 2 10 Aug 13, There was also an excursion to Warren, Rhode Islandlater made famous by Wandrei’s reminiscences in the Arkham House volume Marginalia during which Wandrei, Lovecraft and James Ferdinand Morton each sampled twenty-eight different flavors of ice cream at Maxfield’s ice-cream parlour.

At this period Wandrei also broke into the crime pulps with stories of his detective I. The Eye and the Finger really liked it 4. FantasyScience fictionWeird.