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Marvin Kaye


(Marvin Nathan Kaye)
USA flag (1938 - 2021)

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, Children's Fiction, Fantasy
 
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Anthology series
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Non fiction
   The Histrionic Holmes (1971)
   A Toy Is Born (1973)
     aka Story of Monopoly, Silly Putty, Bingo Twister, Frisbee, Scrabble, Etcetera
   The Handbook of Magic (1973)
     aka The Complete Magician / The Creative Magician's Handbook
   The Handbook of Mental Magic (1975)
   Catalog of Magic (1977)
   Readers Theatre (1995)
   The Complete Handbook of Magic (2007)
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Anthologies containing stories by Marvin Kaye
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Short stories
Ms. Lipshutz and the Goblin (1978)
Professor Lubermayer's Final Lecture (1981)
Lovedeath (1988)
Soulmate (1993)
Too Many Stains (the Adventure of the Second Stain) (1996)