Amelia Reynolds Long

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Amelia Reynolds Long
Born (1904-11-25)November 25, 1904
Columbia, Pennsylvania
Died March 26, 1978(1978-03-26) (aged 73)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Pen name Peter Reynolds (sometimes with William L. Crawford)
Occupation short story writer, novelist, poet
Nationality United States
Genre Detective fiction, Science fiction

Amelia Reynolds Long ((1904-11-25)November 25, 1904 – (1978-03-26)March 26, 1978) was an American detective fiction and science fiction writer and novelist. Her Weird Tales story, "The Thought-Monster," was made into the 1958 British science fiction film Fiend Without a Face; the story sale to the film's producers was brokered by her agent Forrest J Ackerman. She co-wrote the 1936 novel Behind the Evidence with William L. Crawford under the combined pseudonym Peter Reynolds.[1] Some of her stories appeared under the byline "A. R. Long".


  1. ^ Chalker, Jack L.; Owings, Mark (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. pp. 705–706.