Frank Owen (author)
|Died||October 13, 1968|
|Pen name||Roswell Williams|
|Occupation||author, novelist, anthologist|
Frank Owen is a United States author, novelist and anthologist. He wrote 10 novels in the 1930s under the pseudonym Roswell Williams, a name which is sometimes erroneously listed as his real name. Owen is best known for his oriental fantasy short stories, many of which appeared in the magazine Weird Tales. Owen also co-wrote several children's collections with his wife, Ethel Owen.
Novels and collections
- Coat Tales from the Pockets of the Happy Giant (with Ethel Owen, collection, 1927)
- The Dream Hills of Happy Country (with Ethel Owen, collection, 1928)
- House Mother (1929)
- Pale Pink Porcelain (1929)
- The Wind that Tramps the World (1929)
- The Purple Sea (collection, 1930)
- Windblown Stories (with Ethel Owen, collection, 1930)
- Della Wu, Chinese Courtesan (collection, 1931)
- Rare Earth (1931)
- The Blue Highway (with Ethel Owen, collection, 1932)
- "Vagabond Lady" (as Roswell Williams, 1934)
- Madonna of the Damned (as Roswell Williams, 1935)
- Lovers of La Fab (as Roswell Williams, 1935)
"Dark Destiny"(as Roswell Williams, 1936)
- A Husband for Kutani (collection, 1938)
- The Scarlet Hill (1941)
- The Porcelain Magician (1948)
- Murder for Millions (1946)
- Fireside Mystery Book (1947)
- Teen-age Mystery Stories (1948)
- Bleiler, Everett (1948). The Checklist of Fantastic Literature. Chicago: Shasta Publishers. p. 216.
- Clute, John; John Grant (1997). The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. New York: St. Martin's Press. p. 739. ISBN 0-88184-708-9.
- Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. pp. 460–461. ISBN 0-911682-22-8.