Kuttner, Henry


Kuttner, Henry
   (1915–1958).
   Science fiction writer from Los Angeles and correspondent of HPL. Early in his career Kuttner wrote in various genres of pulp fiction, including horror; see “The Graveyard Rats” ( WT,March 1936), which some of HPL’s colleagues thought he had written or ghostwritten. Kuttner, however, came in touch with HPL only after the story had been accepted for publication. The correspondence lasted from February 1936 to February 1937 (see Letters to Henry Kuttner,ed. David E.Schultz and S.T.Joshi [Necronomicon Press, 1990]). HPL assisted on the topographical background for “The Salem Horror” ( WT,May 1937), a story clearly influenced by “The Dreams in the Witch House.” Other Lovecraftian tales by Kuttner have now been reprinted in The Book of lod,ed. Robert M.Price (Chaosium, 1995). Kuttner created numerous additions to HPL’s myth-cycle. In late 1936 Kuttner wrote an acrostic poem on Poe (“Where He Walked”) after he learned that HPL and his colleagues had done so earlier in the year. In May 1936 HPL asked Kuttner to pass on some photographs to C.L.Moore, thereby introducing the two authors to each other. They married in 1940 and collaboratively wrote some of the most imaginative work in the “Golden Age” of science fiction.
   See The Best of Henry Kuttner (1975).
   See Shawn Ramsey, “Henry Kuttner’s Cthulhu Mythos Tales: An Overview,” Crypt No. 51 (Hallowmas 1987): 21–23, 14; Gordon R.Benson, Jr., and Virgil S.Utter, C.L.Moore and Henry Kuttner: A Marriage of Souls and Talent: A Working Bibliography (Albuquerque, N.M.: Galactic Central, 1989).

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