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Raymond Z Gallun

(Raymond Zinke Gallun)
USA flag (1911 - 1994)

aka William Callahan

Aka William Callahan, Arthur Allport.

Raymond Zinke Gallun (March 22, 1911 - April 2, 1994) was an early science fiction writer.

Gallun (rhymes with "balloon") was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He lived a drifter's existence, working a multitude of jobs around the world in the years leading up to World War II. He sold many popular stories to pulp magazines in the 1930s. "Old Faithful" (1934) was his first noted story. "The Gentle Brain" was published in "Science Fiction Quarterly" under the pseudonym Arthur Allport. Another of his pseudonyms was William Callahan.
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Raymond Z Gallun
Short stories
Old Faithful (1934)
Davy Jones' Ambassador (1935)
Derelict (1935)