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Arthur Leo Zagat

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Arthur Leo Zagat

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Full Name: Arthur Leo Zagat
Born: February 15, 1896
New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 3, 1949
New York, New York, USA
Occupation: Writer, Lawyer
Nationality: American


Arthur Leo Zagat was an extremely prolific writer in the Pulp magazine genre era. He published about 500 stories using several pen-names. His career was basically between 1930 and 1948.

Zagat was a graduate of City College who served in the US military in Europe during World War I. After the war, he studied at Bordeaux University, then graduated from Fordham Law School. He taught writing at New York University. In 1941, he was elected to the first national executive committee for the Authors League pulp writers' section. During World War II, he held an executive position in the Office of War Information. After that war, Zagat was active in organizing writers' workshops and other assistance for hospitalized veterans.

After the turn of the century, he has been swept up in the rediscovery and reprinting of Pulp era authors.

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