The Creator (novelette)

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The Creator
The Creator (Simak novelette).jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author Clifford D. Simak
Cover artist Alva Rogers
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction novelette
Publisher Crawford Publications
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 48
OCLC 17992907

The Creator is a science fiction novelette by author Clifford D. Simak. It was published in book form in 1946 by Crawford Publications in an edition of 500 copies. It had previously appeared in the September 1935 issue of the magazine Marvel Tales.

Plot introduction[edit]

The novelette suggests that our universe was not created by God.

Publication history[edit]

(See ISFDB listing, below, for additional publications)

  • 1935, US, Marvel Tales, Pub date September 1935, Magazine
  • 1946, US, Crawford Publications OCLC 17992907, Pub date 1946, Paperback
  • 1961, US, Fantastic, Pub date July 1961, Magazine
  • 1965, Italy, Oltre il Cielo, Pub date October 1965, Magazine serialization in 3 parts, as Il creatore
  • 1981, US, Locus Press OCLC 25661305, Pub date 1981, Hardback and Paperback


  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. pp. 245, 273, 393. 
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 391. ISBN 0-911682-22-8. 

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