To celebrate my interview today on Blog Talk Radio with Extreme Writing Now, here's a copy of the WEIRD TALES issues where Paul Powers sold his first stories to the pulps.
This first one is the June 1925 issue, that features Paul's story "Monsters of the Pit," on the cover.
The July 1925 issue has the very first story Paul Powers sold to the pulps: "The Death Cure." This issue also has "The Unnamable" By H.P. Lovecraft, "The Stranger from Kurdistan," by E. Hoffmann Price, and "Spear and Fang" by Robert E. Howard, among other stories. The cover artist is Andrew Brosnatch.
Even though "Monsters of the Pit" appeared first, "The Death Cure" was the first story sold. The magazine just chose the flip the order of their appearance for some reason.
Remember that if you can't listen to the live show today (3:45 Pacific / 6:45 Eastern) there will be a link posted later on this blog so you can listen to the recorded version. I don't know how long the interview will be; at first they said it would be ten minutes, but later a comment was made that it might last longer.
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