HALL, Desmond W(inter)


HALL, Desmond W(inter)
(1909-1992)
   US writer and editor who served as assistant editor of Astounding Stories of Super Science (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE-FICTION) under Harry BATES 1930-33, also collaborating with Bates as a writer under the pseudonyms H.G. WINTER and, more famously, Anthony GILMORE; as Gilmore they produced the popular Hawk Carse series, which reached book form as Space Hawk (coll of linked stories 1952). DWH also wrote some storiesunder his own name as well as one under an unidentified pseudonym for Weird Tales. After F. Orlin TREMAINE took over from Bates, DWH continuedas assistant editor for a time before being promoted to the editorship of the magazine Mademoiselle. In "Gold on Gold", in What Will They Think of Last? (1976), H.L. GOLD claimed that it was DWH rather than Tremaine whoactually ran ASF.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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