- STONG, Phil(ip Duffield)
- (1899-1957)US novelist and editor, author of the thrice-filmed State Fair (1932). His The Other Worlds (anth 1941; vt 25 Modern Stories of Mystery and Imagination 1942 US) was the first important sf ANTHOLOGY. Its 25 stories, about half sf, half horror, were mostly from the PULP MAGAZINES, not previously regarded as a proper source of material (of sf at least) for respectable hardcover books.PN
Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. Academic. 2011.