George Henry Weiss

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Henry George Weiss
Weiss as depicted in Wonder Stories c. 1930
Weiss as depicted in Wonder Stories c. 1930
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died1946 (aged 47–48)
Pen nameFrancis Flagg
Occupationpoet, short story writer, novelist
NationalityUnited States
GenreScience fiction

Henry George Weiss (1898–1946) was an American poet, writer and novelist. His science fiction stories and poetry appeared under the pseudonym "Francis Flagg" in the magazines Amazing Stories, Astounding, Tales of Wonder, Weird Tales and others. His novel The Night People was published by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in 1947.


Short stories[edit]

  • The Machine Man of Ardathia, Amazing Stories, November 1927.
  • Earth's Lucky Day (with Forrest J. Ackerman), Wonder Stories, March 1936.
  • The Seeds of the Toc-Toc Birds
  • The Heads of Apex


  • The Night People (1947)


  • Clute, John; Peter Nicholls (1995). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's Griffin. p. 432. ISBN 0-312-13486-X.
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 448. ISBN 0-911682-22-8.

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