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Karl Edward Wagner

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Karl Edward Wagner

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Full Name: Karl Edward Wagner
Born: December 4, 1945
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Died: October 13, 1994
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Occupation: Writer, Editor, Publisher
Nationality: American


American writer, poet, editor and publisher of horror, science fiction, and heroic fantasy, who was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and originally trained as a psychiatrist. He wrote numerous dark fantasy and horror stories. As an editor, he created a three-volume set of Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian fiction restored to its original form as written, and edited the long-running and genre-defining Year's Best Horror and Fantasy series. His Carcosa publishing company issued four volumes of the best stories by some of the major authors of the so-called Golden Age pulp magazines. He is possibly best known for his creation of a series of stories featuring the character Kane the Mystic Swordsman.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Conan Pastiches

 4. (1979)


 0. (2003)
 0. (2002)
 0. (1978)
 1. (1970)
 2. (1975)
 3. (1976)

 The Year's Best Horror Stories

 8. (1980)
 9. (1981)
 10. (1982)
 11. (1983)
 12. (1984)
 13. (1985)
 14. (1986)
 15. (1987)
 16. (1988)
 17. (1989)
 18. (1990)
 19. (1991)
 20. (1992)
 21. (1993)
 22. (1994)

 Short Fiction


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