Windy City Pulp and Paper rescheduled

The Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention has been rescheduled for September. We still plan on attending and having our books available there. More details below from the show organizers. March 17, 2020 – On March 16, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker mandated that social gatherings of 50 or more people be cancelled for theContinue reading “Windy City Pulp and Paper rescheduled”

L. Ron Hubbard (1911-1986)

L. Ron Hubbard was born today (March 13) in 1911. Hubbard is one of the many writers featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction. Known these days as the founder of Scientology, Hubbard was in fact a prolific writer of pulp fantasy, science fiction, adventure, westerns, mysteries and more. Hubbard wrote under his ownContinue reading “L. Ron Hubbard (1911-1986)”

Henry S. Whitehead (1882-1932)

Pulp writer Henry S. Whitehead, one of the more unlikely writers for the classic pulp Weird Tales, was born today (March 5) in 1882. Whitehead is one of the many writers featured in The Beginner’s Guide to Pulp Fiction. He graduated from Harvard in 1904 as a classmate of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He later attended BerkeleyContinue reading “Henry S. Whitehead (1882-1932)”

Minnesota Not-So-Nice pulp stories

By Jonathan W. Sweet Our latest collection of pulp stories, Minnesota Not-So-Nice: Retro Pulp Tales from the North Star State, is now available. It includes a new novella by yours truly, as well as additional stories from vintage pulps including Thrilling Wonder Stories and Popular Detective. It was inspired by the real-life criminal history ofContinue reading “Minnesota Not-So-Nice pulp stories”