Russell, John


Russell, John
   British amateur journalist living in Florida and infrequent associate of HPL. When HPL wrote a letter to the Argosycriticizing romance writer Fred Jackson (published in the September 1913 issue), Russell was one of many to protest—but his protest (published in the November 1913 issue) was in verse, leading HPL to respond with the Ad Criticospoems. After a year of sporadic exchanges, the editor of the Argosyasked the two writers to reconcile, and they did so in an item published as “The Critics’ Farewell” in the October 1914 issue, containing HPL’s poem “The End of the Jackson War” and Russell’s “Our Apology to E.M.W.” HPL must have got in touch with Russell personally around this time; he urged Russell to join amateur journalism, but Russell did not do so immediately. Russell’s poem “Florida” and HPL’s poem “New England” were published together in the Providence Evening News(December 18, 1914); Russell’s poem was reprinted from the Tampa Times. HPL’s brief article “An Impartial Spectator” ( Conservative,October 1915) consists of paragraphs prefacing and following Russell’s poem “Metrical Regularity, or, Broken Metre.” In April 1925, Russell spent a few days in HPL’s company in New York. Thereafter he disappears from the record. No correspondence between HPL and Russell survives.

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