Bruce Cassiday

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Bruce Cassiday (1920–2005) was an American writer and editor. He was the author and editor of pulp fiction, suspense and espionage stories, Gothics, medical melodramas, radio and TV dramas and novelizations, "how-to" books on landscaping, home carpentry, solar houses, ghostwritten biographies, and reader's guides on detective, mystery and science-fiction literature. [1]

Cassiday was born on January 25, 1920, in Los Angeles, California, and went to UCLA. Among his pseudonyms were Con Steffanson, Annie Laurie McAllister, Annie Laurie McMurdie, Mary Ann Drew, C.K. Fong. He also collaborated with other authors. [1]

He was married to Doris Galloway in 1950, and they had a son and a daughter. He died in Stamford, Connecticut, on January 12, 2005, of Parkinson's disease, from which he had suffered since 1999.[1]

Works[2][edit]

Fiction Series
Flash Gordon

4: The Time Trap of Ming XIII (1974) as by Con Steffanson

5: The Witch Queen of Mongo (1974) as by Carson Bingham

6: The War of the Cybernauts (1975) as by Carson Bingham

Novels

Gorgo (1960) as by Cason Bingham

Nonfiction

The Illustrated History of Science Fiction (1989) with Dieter Wuckel

Essays

My Life in the Pulps: Guest of Honor Speech, Pulpcon #23 (1996)


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c [1], The Independent, February 11, 2005
  2. ^ [2]."Bruce Cassiday - Summary Bibliography" ISFDB. Retrieved 2015-03-01.