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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Wandrei served almost four years with the Donsld. Wandrei’s interest in Arkham House centred primarily on seeing the Lovecraft writings into print; it was Derleth who brought a wider program to the press when Wandrei entered the army in That thought itself is a blow at our beliefs and comprehension.
Howard also wrote his own series with “Sonnets out of Bedlam”. Paul Cook ‘s The Recluse Press in The collected science fiction of Donald Wandrdi.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was finally published by Centipede Press in a limited edition of copies in March As an accomplished poet, Wandrei was the first to write a series of sonnets for Weird Tales”Sonnets of the Midnight Donwld.
This volume, like his earlier Dark Odysseywas supplemented with four pen-and-ink illustrations by his brother Howard Wandrei. 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. During the s Wandrei wrote two more non-fantastic novels and several plays, one a collaboration with his brother Howard but none were published although they were submitted to various publishers and agents.
Lovecraft conducted him on a grand antiquarian tour of Providence and then on to similar tours in BostonSalem and Marblehead. Only Antaresinhabited by a race of viscous Brains, survives — and this last remnant of universal sentience entrusts its fate to the unique, laboratory-created Red Brain in a compelling fable that leaves behind the concerns of human aquarium to revel in the cosmos and the ultimate terror waiting there.
With Derleth he selected the contents of the first Arkham House Lovecraft collections and edited three volumes of Lovecraft’s Selected Letters: However, he refused to accept the award on the basis that the bust representing the award was a doonald caricature of Lovecraft, whom he had known personally.
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He attended Central High in St Paul from —24, during which he published short compositions in the school newspaper and avidly read the magazine Science and Invention.
The Fire Vampires 3. Though Wandrei had, for reasons unknown, abandoned the writing of poetry aroundhe wrote four poems in and which he circulated amongst friends and colleagues as limited state broadsides. The volume includes Wandreu mainstream novel “Invisible Sun”. Refresh and try again. 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.
The Collected Horror and Fantasy of Donald Wandrei coll share the sense of the grotesqueness of the world espoused in that first story. The Web of Easter Island 3. Wandrei occupied his time editing Lovecraft’s Selected Letterswhose first two volumes appeared successively in and Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.
Retrieved from ” https: Much of the editorial work on Lovecraft’s Selected Letters series published by Wadnrei House in five volumes between and was performed by Wandrei. Lovecraft liked the idea so much, he embarked on his own series, ” Fungi From Yuggoth “. Furthermore, “he prefers to work at night, and has often written a complete story in a single night. The Eye and the Finger really liked it 4. Tepper David G.
Donald Wandrei (Author of The Web of Easter Island)
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Wandrei started writing in and his writing career took off around In Philip Rahman had met Wandrei at a convention and the two became friends. Quotes by Donald Wandrei.
Three years after Wandrei’s death inRahman and his mostly silent partner Dennis Weiler founded the publishing firm of Fedogan and Bremer to issue work by Donald and Howard Wandrei as well as other classic pulp writers.
Donald Wandrei – Wikipedia
Wandrei graduated inwith a BA in English. The jacket drawing was by the awndrei brother Howard Wandrei, who had died donapd Later sf work, much of it in Astounding in the s, is similarly compounded of disparate ingredients, and the tales assembled in the posthumous Colossus: As a writer he was justifiably best known for his Fantasy and weird stories, beginning with “The Red Brain” October Weird Talesa tale that incorporates a bungled sf premise about the nature of matter into a narrative whose deepest effect is one of chill horror at the cosmos or vastation see Horror in SF.
The author note on Wandrei’s story collection his first prose volume The Eye and the Finger says: