Darrell Schweitzer


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August 27, 1952

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Darrell Schweitzer is an American writer, editor, and essayist in the field of speculative fiction. Much of his focus has been on dark fantasy and horror, although he does also work in science fiction and fantasy.

Schweitzer is also a prolific writer of literary criticism and editor of collections of essays on various writers within his preferred genres.

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The Shattered Goddess

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We Are All Legends

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Weird Tales 299 (Winter 199...

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Living with the Dead

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“If you don't know it, don't write it.”
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Topic(s) poll for July-Aug; Top two usually win. Folks were feeling weird & horrific, so let's have an early Halloween, Sword and Sorcery style

 
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