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Marvin Kaye


(Marvin Nathan Kaye)
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Author of 15 novels, 6 nonfiction books, several plays & play adaptations, and editor of 30 fantasy, mystery and theatre anthologies, for which he won the 2005 World Fantasy Award as best anthologist, Marvin Kaye was the editor of H. P. Lovecraft's Magazine of Horror, Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, and contributed his column, "Marvin Kaye's Nth Dimension" to the SF-fantasy trade magazine, Science Fiction Chronicle. He published books through his imprint, Marvin Kaye's Nth Dimension Books, a division of Wildside Press. A native of Philadelphia, he lived in New York, where he was Adjunct Professor of Creative Writing at NYU, served as Artistic Director for The Open Book, New York's oldest readers theatre company, and did improvisational comedy at the Jekyll & Hyde Club and with "Please Don't Feed the Actors," directed by Carole Bugge'.
 


Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction, Horror, Children's Fiction, Fantasy
 
Series
Hilary Quayle
   1. A Lively Game of Death (1972)
   2. The Grand Ole Opry Murders (1974)
     aka The Country Music Murders
   3. Bullets for Macbeth (1976)
   4. The Laurel and Hardy Murders (1977)
   5. The Soap Opera Slaughters (1982)
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Novels
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Collections
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Anthologies edited
   Haunted America (1971) (with Saralee Kaye)
   Brother Theodore's Chamber of Horrors (1975) (with Brother Theodore)
   Fiends and Creatures (1975)
   Ghosts (1981)
   Lovers and Other Monsters (1984)
   Masterpieces of Terror and the Supernatural (1985) (with Saralee Kaye)
   Devils and Demons (1987) (with Saralee Kaye)
   Weird Tales (1988) (with Saralee Kaye)
   Witches and Warlocks (1989)
   13 Plays of Ghosts and the Supernatural (1990)
   Frantic Comedy (1991)
   Masterpieces of Terror and the Unknown (1992)
   Sweet Revenge (1992)
   Angels of Darkness (1995)
   The Best of Weird Tales (1995) (with John Gregory Betancourt)
   From Page to Stage (1996)
   Don't Open This Book! (1998)
   The Vampire Sextette (2000)
   The Ultimate Halloween (2001)
   The Dragon Quintet (2004)
   The Fair Folk (2005)
   The Nero Wolfe Files (2005)
   The Archie Goodwin Files (2005)
   Forbidden Planets (2006)
   The Ghost Quartet (2008)
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Anthology series
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Non fiction show
 
Books containing stories by Marvin Kaye
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The Misadventures of Nero Wolfe (2020)
Parodies and Pastiches Featuring the Great Detective of West 35th Street
edited by
Josh Pachter

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Award nominations
1983 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : Wintermind
1979 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (nominee) : The Masters of Solitude
1978 British Fantasy Award for Best Short Story (nominee) : The Flight of the Umbrella


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