Jim Turner

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Jim Turner was a United States editor and publisher. Turner was editor for Arkham House after the death of August Derleth. After leaving Arkham House, he founded Golden Gryphon Press.

James Allen Turner was born on March 19, 1945 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Collinsville High School in 1963. He received a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and began graduate school but became the editor at Arkham House in 1973 before he received his degree. In 1996 he left Arkham House over creative differences with Arkham co-owner April Derleth. He immediately started his own company, Golden Gryphon Press, and continued to publish the same types of books as he had done at Arkham House.
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Short stories
Double Take
The Guardian
...No One Ever Comes Here In Winter
An Ordered Sequence of Events
The St Christopher Medallion
The Way Shadows Fall [short story] (1975)

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