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'''Amateur Correspondent''' is a science fiction and fantasy fanzine edited by Corwin Stickley.
 
'''Amateur Correspondent''' is a science fiction and fantasy fanzine edited by Corwin Stickley.
  
''Amateur Correspondent'' was published in the 1930s in Belleville, New Jersey, U.S.A. It evolved from [[Science-Fantasy Correspondent]], edited by Willis Conover, who ceased publishing after the death of H.P. Lovecraft.
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''Amateur Correspondent'' was published in the 1930s in Belleville, New Jersey, U.S.A. It evolved from [[Science-Fantasy Correspondent]], edited by Willis Conover, who ceased publishing after the death of H.P. Lovecraft. He gave the material he had collected for his fanzine to Stickley for ''Amateur Correspondent'', including the portrait of Lovecraft he had commissioned from Virgil Finlay.
  
 
The first issue was published in May-June 1937. Contributors included Willis Conover, Robert F. Ennis, Jack E. Fry, H.P. Lovecraft, E. Hoffman Price, and John C. Sidenius.
 
The first issue was published in May-June 1937. Contributors included Willis Conover, Robert F. Ennis, Jack E. Fry, H.P. Lovecraft, E. Hoffman Price, and John C. Sidenius.

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Amateur Correspondent is a science fiction and fantasy fanzine edited by Corwin Stickley.

Amateur Correspondent was published in the 1930s in Belleville, New Jersey, U.S.A. It evolved from Science-Fantasy Correspondent, edited by Willis Conover, who ceased publishing after the death of H.P. Lovecraft. He gave the material he had collected for his fanzine to Stickley for Amateur Correspondent, including the portrait of Lovecraft he had commissioned from Virgil Finlay.

The first issue was published in May-June 1937. Contributors included Willis Conover, Robert F. Ennis, Jack E. Fry, H.P. Lovecraft, E. Hoffman Price, and John C. Sidenius.

This issue features the first publication of the essay, "Notes On Writing Weird Fiction", by H. P. Lovecraft.

Issue two appeared in September October 1937. Contributors included Sidney Birchby, Earl and Otto Binder, Robert Bloch, Burton C. Blanchard, Jack E. Fry, J. Francis Hatch, Catherine L. Moore, Seabury Quinn, Sam Moskowitz (Helios), R.W. Sherman and Richard Wilson.

Cover art was by Burton C. Blanchard and Virgil Finlay.