H. P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft was an American author of Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction.
H. P. Lovecraft biography and information
- H. P. Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890, in Providence, Rhode Island.
- He started out as a journalist in 1914 and then launched his own magazine The Conservative. He wrote a number of essays and pieces for the magazine but then became more serious about writing stories in 1917.
- The horror magazine, Weird Tales, bought some of Lovecraft’s stories in 1923 which gave him his first stepping stone into the literary world.
- His story, The Call of Cthulhu, came out in 1928 which introduced his readers to a genre of supernatural horror. Elements of this story would reappear in other related tales.
- In his final years, he took editing and ghost writing work to try to make ends meet.
- He died on March 15, 1937, in Providence, Rhode Island.
- He is now one of the world's best known and bestselling horror writers.
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