Arthur Leo Zagat
|Arthur Leo Zagat|
Cover of the pulp magazine Terror Tales (September 1934) featuring House of Living Death by Arthur Leo Zagat and Dead Man's Bride by Wyatt Blassingame
February 15, 1896|
New York City, US
|Died||April 3, 1949
New York City, US
|Occupation||lawyer, short story writer, novelist|
|Genre||Pulp fiction, Science fiction|
Arthur Leo Zagat (1896-1949) was an American lawyer and writer of pulp fiction and science fiction. Trained in the law, he gave it up to write professionally. Zagat is noted for his collaborations with fellow lawyer Nat Schachner. During the last two decades of his life, Zagat wrote short stories prolifically. About 500 pieces appeared in a variety of pulp magazines, including Thrilling Wonder Stories, Argosy, Dime Mystery Magazine, Horror Stories, Operator No. 5, Astounding, and wrote the "Doc Turner" stories that regularly appeared in The Spider pulp magazine throughout the 1930s. A novel, Seven Out of Time, was published by Fantasy Press in 1949, the year he died.
- Clute, John; Peter Nicholls (1995). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. p. 1363. ISBN 0-312-13486-X.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1978). Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968. Chicago: Advent. p. 473. ISBN 0-911682-22-8. OCLC 931967.
- Clute, John (21 August 2012). "Zagat, Arthur Leo". The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (online 3rd edition). Gollancz. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
- Tuck 1978, p. 473
- Works by Arthur Leo Zagat at Project Gutenberg
- Works by Arthur Leo Zagat at Project Gutenberg Australia
- Works by or about Arthur Leo Zagat at Internet Archive
- Arthur Leo Zagat at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
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