A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 
(pseud: Stephen Grendon)
b.1909 d.1971
Although an author in his own right, Derleth will be remembered as having shaped 20th century horror through the founding of his Arkham House, his championing of authors such as Lovecraft, and the anthologies he edited. His supernatural fiction, listed below, is only a fraction of his output.
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The Beast in Holger's Woods, Crowell (New York), 1968
(Fantasy novel for younger readers)
Short stories
Someone in the Dark, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1941
(Includes: "When the Night and the House Are Still": Not Long for This World: "Glory Hand", "Compliments of Spectro", "A Gift for Uncle Herman", "McGovern's Obsession", "Three Gentlemen in Black", "Muggridge's Aunt", "Bramwell's Guardian", "Joliper's Gift", "Altimer's Amulet." A House With Somebody in It: "The Shuttered House", "The Sheraton Mirror", "The Wind From the River", "The Telephone in the Library", "The Paneled Room." Visitors From Down Under: "The Return of Hastur", "The Sandwin Compact.")
Something Near, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1945
(Including: "A Thin Gentleman With Gloves", "Mr Ames' Devil", "A Wig for Miss Devore", "Mrs. Corter Makes Up Her Mind", "Pacific 421", "Headlines for Tod Shayne", "No Light for Uncle Henry", "Lansing's Luxury", "Carousel", "Lady Macbeth of Pimley Square", "Here, Daemos!", "McElwin's Glass", "An Elegy for Mr. Danielson", "The Satin Mask", "Motive", "The Metronome", "The Inverness Cape", "The Thing That Walked on the Wind", "Ithaqua", "Beyond the Threshold", "The Dweller in Darkness.")
Not Long for This World, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1948
(Including: "The Shadow on the Sky", "Birkett's Twelfth Corpse", "The White Moth", "Nellie Foster", "Wild Grapes", "Feigman's Beard", "The Drifting Snow", "The Return of Sarah Purcell", "Logoda's Heads", "The Second Print", "Mrs. Elting Does Her Part", "A Little Knowledge", "Mrs. Bentley's Daughter", "Those Who Seek", "Mr. Berbeck Had a Dream", "The Tenant", "The Lilac Bush", "'Just a Song at Twilight' ", "A Matter of Sight". Chronicles of the City States: "Lesandro's Familiar", "Prince Borgia's Mass", "The Bridge of Sighs", "A Cloak for Messer Lando" "A Dinner at Imola." "Mrs. Lannisfree", "After You, Mr. Henderson", "Baynter's Imp", "The Lost Day", "A Collector of Stones", "The God-Box", "Saunder's Little Friend", "He Shall Come.")
Sac Prairie People, Stanton and Lee, 1948
(Contains the supernatural novellas "Where the Worm Dieth Not" and "One Against the Dead")
The Mask of Cthulhu, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1958
(Containing stories in the manner of H.P. Lovecraft: "The Return of Hastur", "The Whippoorwills in the Hills", "Something in Wood", "The Sandwin Compact", "The House in the Valley", "The Seal of R'lyeh.")
The Trail of Cthulhu, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1962
(Containing stories in the manner of H.P. Lovecraft: "The House on Curwen Street", "The Watcher from the Sky", "The Gorge Beyond Salapunco", "The Keeper of the Key", "The Black Island". Also contains: "A Note on the Cthulhu Mythos".)
Lonesome Places, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1962
(Including: "The Lonesome Place", "Pikeman", "Kingsridge 214", "The Ebony Stick", " 'Sexton, Sexton, on the Wall' ", "The Closing Door", "A Room in a House", "Potts' Triumph", "Twilight Play", "The Disc Recorder", "Hector", " 'Who Shall I Say Is Calling?' ", "The Extra Child", "The Place in the Woods", "Hallowe'en for Mr. Faulkner", "House-With Ghost", "The Slayers and the Slain", "The Dark Boy.")
Mr George and Other Odd Persons, as by by Stephen Grendon, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1963
(Including: "Mr. George", "Parrington's Pool", "A Gentleman From Prague", "The Man on B-17", "Blessed Are the Meek", "Mara", "The Blue Spectacles", "Alannah", "Dead Man's Shoes", "The Tsantsa in the Parbr", "Balu", "The Extra Passenger", "The Wind in the Lilacs", "Miss Esperson", "The Night Train to Lost Valley", "Bishop's Gambit", "Mrs. Manifold.")
Colonel Markesan and Less Pleasant People, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1966. Written with Mark Schorer
(Including: "Spawn of the Maelstrom", "The Pacer", "The Lair of the Star-Spawn", "Colonel Markesan", "The Return of Andrew Bentley", "Eyes of the Serpent", "In the Left Wing", "The Carven Image", "The Woman at Loon Point", "Death Holds the Post", "Laughter in the Night", "The Vengeance of Ai", "Red Hands", "They Shall Rise", "The Horror From the Depths", "The Occupant of the Crypt", "The House in the Magnolia.")
Dwellers in Darkness, Arkham House, 1976
(Including: "The Ghost walk", "The Ormolu Clock", "A Knocking in the Wall", "The Lost Path", "The Place of Desolation", "The Patchwork Quilt", "The Island out of Space", "The Night Road", "Come to Me", "Memoir for Lucas payne", "The Passing of Eric Holm", "The Man in the Dark", "The Song of the Pewee", "Open, Sesame!", "Ghost Lake", "The Element of Chance", "Fool Proof".)
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August Derleth's "Collaborations" with H.P. Lovecraft
The Lurker at the Threshold, Arkham House (U.S.), 1945
ditto, Museum Press, 1948
ditto, Gollancz, 1968
The Survivor and Others, Arkham House (U.S.), 1957
(Including: "The Survivor", "Wentworth's Day", "The Peabody Heritage", "The Gable Window", "The Ancestor", "The Shadow out of Space", "The Lamp of Alhazred".)
The Watchers Out of Time and Others, Arkham House (U.S.), 1974
(Including: "Foreword" by April Derleth, "The Lurker at the Threshold", "The Survivor", "Wentworth's Day", "The Peabody Heritage", "The Gable Window", "The Ancestor", "The Shadow out of Space", "The Lamp of Alhazred", "The Shuttered Room", The Fisherman of Falcon Point", "Witches' Hollow", "The Shadow in the Attic", "The Dark Brotherhood", "The Horror from the Middle Span", "Innsmouth Clay", "The Watchers out of Time".)
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Anthologies edited by August Derleth
Sleep No More, Rinehart (New York), 1944
(Including: "Count Magnus" by M. R. James, "Cassius" by H.S. Whitehead, "The Occupant of the Room" by A. Blackwood, "The Return of the Sorcerer" by C.A. Smith, "Johnson Looked Back" by T. Burke, "The Hand of the O'Mecca" by H. Wandrei, "He Cometh and He Passeth By" by H.R. Wakefield, "Thus I Refute Beelzy" by John Collier, "The Mannikin" by Robert Bloch, "Two Black Bottles" by W. B. Talman "The House of Sounds" by M. P. Shiel, "The Cane" by C. Jacobi, "The Horror in the Burying Ground" by Hazel Heald, "The Kennel" by M. Level, "The Yellow Sign" by Robert Chambers, "The Black Stone" by R. E. Howard, "Midnight Express" by A. Noyes, "A Gentleman From Prague" by S. Grendon, "The Black Druid" by F. B. Long, "The Rats in the Walls" by H. P. Lovecraft.)
The Night Side, Rinehart (New York), 1946
(Includes: "The Colour out of Space" by H.P. Lovecraft, "The First Sheaf" by H.R. Wakefield, "The Moon-Caller" by MacKinlay Kantor, "The Extra Passenger" by S. Grendon, "Bethmoora" by Lord Dunsany, "The Smoking Leg" by John Metcalfe, "The Exalted Omega" by Arthur Machen, "Cheese" by A. E. Coppard, "Mr. Minchin's Midsummer" by Margery Lawrence, "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" by H. Kuttner, "The Eerie Mr. Murphy" by H. Wandrei, "The Smiling People" by R. Bradbury, "The Face in the Mirror" by Denys V. Baker, "Professor Pfaff's Last Recital" by Alan Nelson, "Seaton's Aunt" by W. de la Mare, "The Mask of Medusa" by N. Bond, "One Head Well Done" by John D. Swain, "Joshua" by R. Creighton-Buck, "Enoch" by R. Bloch, "Sammy Calls a Noobus" by Henry A. Norton, "The Night Wire" by H. F. Arnold, "The Three Marked Pennies" by Mary Elizabeth Counselman, "Nightmare" by Marjorie Bowen.)
Who Knocks?, Rinehart (New Yor), 1946
(Including: "The Shadows on the Wall" by Mary E.W. Freeman, "Running Wolf" by A. Blackwood, "Old Martin" by A. E. Coppard, "Alannah" by S. Grendon, "The Shunned House" by H. P. Lovecraft, "The Lake" by Ray Bradbury, "The Seventeenth Hole at Duncaster" by H.R. Wakefield, "The Ankardyne Pew" by W. F. Harvey, "lt" by T. Sturgeon, "The Phantom Farmhouse" by S. Quinn, "Squire Toby's Will" by J. S. Le Fanu, 'Negotium Perambulans" by E.F. Benson, "The lntercessor" by May Sinclair, "The Dear Departed" by Alice Mary Schnirring, "The House of the Nightmare" by E.L. White: "A Reversion to Type" by Edgar L. Hampton, "The Follower" by Lady C. Asquith, "The Ravel 'Pavane' " by H. S. Whitehead, "The Ghosts of Steamboat Coulee" by A. J. Burks, "The Woman at Seven Brothers" by W. D. Steele.)
The Sleeping and the Dead, Pellegrini Cudahy (New York), 1947
(Including: "A View From a Hill" by M. R. James, "Glory Hand" by A. Derleth, "The Lady's Maid's Bell" by Edith Wharton, "The Shadows" by H. S. Whitehead, "Out of the Eons" by Hazel Heald, "The Jar" by R. Bradbury "The Bully of Chapelizod" by J. S. Le Fanu, "Over the River" by P.S. Miller, "Carnaby's Fish" by C. Jacobi, "The Painted Mirror" by D Wandrei, "The Double Shadow" by C. A. Smith, "The Ocean Leech" by F. B. Long, "Amina" by Edward L. White, "Farewell Performance" by H. R. Wakefield, "One Way to Mars" by R. Bloch "Out of the Picture" by A. Machen, "The Canal" by E. Worrell, "The Postman of Otford" by Lord Dunsany, "Death, Dumb, and Blind" by C.M. Eddy Jr., "Spider-Bite" by R. S. Carr, "Brenner's Boy" by J. Metcalfe, "Mr. Lupescu" by A. Boucher, "Masquerade" by H. Kuttner, "Seventh Sister" by Mary E. Counselman, "In Amundsen's Tent" by J.M. Leahy, "Man in a Hurry" by Alan Nelson, "The Last Pin" by H. Wandrei, "The Doll" by A. Blackwood, "The Tool" by W. F. Harvey, "The Dreams in the Witchhouse" by H. P. Lovecraft.)
Dark of the Moon: Poems of Fantasy and the Macabre, Arkham House, 1947
(A compilation of verse)
Night's Yawning Peal, Arkham House & Pellegrini Cudahy, 1952
(Including: "Mr. George" by S. Grendon, "The Loved Dead" by C. M. Eddy Jr., "The Sign" by Lord Dunsany, "The La Prello Paper" by C. Jacobi, "The Gorge of the Churels" by H. R. Wakefield, "Dhoh" by M.W. Wellman, "The Churchyard Yew" by J. S. Le Fanu, "Technical Slip" by J. Beynon Harris, "The Man Who Collected Poe" by R. Bloch, "Hector" by Michael West, "Roman Remains" by A. Blackwood, "A Damsel With a Dulcimer" by M. Ferguson, "The Suppressed Edition" by Richard Curle, "The Lonesome Place" by A. Derleth, "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward" by H. P. Lovecraft.)
Fire and Sleet and Candlelight: New Poems of the Macabre, Arkham House, 1961
(A compilation of verse)
Dark Mind, Dark Heart, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1962
Includes: "Under the Horns" by R. Bloch, "Come Back, Uncle Ben" by J. P. Brennan, "The Church in High Street" by J. Ramsey Campbell, "Hargrave's Fore-Edge Book" by Mary Eliz. Counselman, "Miss Esperson" by Stephen Grendon, "The Habitants of Middle Islet" by W. H. Hodgson, "The Grey God Passes" by R. F. Howard, "The Aquarium" by C. Jacobi, "The Man Who Wanted to Be in the Movies" by John Jakes, "In Memoriam" by D. H. Keller, "Witches' Hollow" by H.P. Lovecraft, "The Ideal Type" by Frank Mace, "The Firing Chamher" by John Metcalfe, "The Green Vase" by Dennis Roidt, "Xelucha" by M. P. Shiel, "The Animals in the Case" by H. R. Wakefield, "Caer Sidhi" by George Wetzel.)
When Evil Wakes, Souvenir (London), 1963
(Including: "The Eye and the Finger" by D. Wandrei, "The Feasting Dead" by J. Metcalfe, "Death Waters" by F. B. Long, "An Invitation to the Hunt" by George Hitchcock, "The Tsanta in the Partour" by S. Grendon, "Moonlight-Starlight" by Virginia Layefiky, "The Kite" by C. Jacobi, "Sweets to the Sweet" by R. Bloch, "A Thin Gentlemen With Gloves" by Simon West, "The Horror at Red Hook" by H. P. Lovecraft, "The Triumph of Death" by H. R. Wakefield, "The Lips" by H. S. Whitehead, "A Piece of Linoleum" by D. H. Keller, "The Seed From the Sepulchre" by C. A. Smith, "Canavan's Back Yard" by J. P. Brennan, "The Shuttered Room" by H. P. Lovecraft & A. Derleth.)
Over the Edge, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1964
(Including: "The Crew of the Lansing" by Wm. H. Hodgson, "The Last Meeting of Two Old Friends" by H. R. Wakefield, "The Shadow in the Attic" by H.P. Lovecraft, "The Renegade" by J. Metcalfe, "Told in the Desert" by C. A. Smith, "When the Rains Came" by F. B. Long, "The Blue Flame of Vengeance" [a last Solomon Kane story], R. E. Howard, "Crabgrass" by Jesse Stuart, "Kincaid's Car" by C. Jacobi, "The Patchwork Quilt" by A. Derleth, "The Old Lady's Room" by J. Vernon Shea, "The North Knoll" by J. P. Brennan, "The Huaco of Senor Perez" by Mary E. Counselman, "Mr. Alucard" by David A. Johnstone, "Casting the Stone" by John Pocik, "Aneanoshian" by Michael Bailey "The Stone on the Island" by J. Ramsey Campbell.)
Travellers by Night, Arkham House (Sauk City, Wis.), 1967
(Including: "The Cicerones" by Robert Aickman, "Episode on Cain Street" by J.P. Brennan, "The Cellars" by J. Ramsey Campbell, "The Man Who Rode the Trains" by Paul A. Carter, "A Handful of Silver" by Mary E. Counselman, "Denkirk" by David Drake, "The Wild Man of the Sea" by W. H. Hodgson, "The Unpleasantness at Carver House" by C. Jacobi, "The Terror of Anerly House School" by Margery Lawrence, "The Horror From the Middle Span" by H. P. Lovecraft, "Not There" by J. Metcalfe, "Family Tree" by Frank D. Thayer, "Death of a Bumblebee" by H. R. Wakefield, "The Crater" by Donald Wandrei.)
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