Nelson Slade BondNelson Slade Bond is an American writer born on the 23rd of November 1908, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is famous for his numerous pulp fiction stories and series published in different pulp magazines. Nelson S. Bond wrote for the stage and for television.
Besides being a writer, Nelson S. Bond was also a public relations agent and an antiquarian bookseller. The most famous pulp magazine in which he published his science fiction stories is Blue Book Magazine. Blue Book was launched in 1905 and had a run of 70 years and also different names. The magazine was part of the Big Four pulp magazines, together with Adventure, The Argosy and Short Stories.
Other famous authors who wrote for Blue Book were Max Brand, Ivan Sanderson, Irvin Cobb, Albert Paysone Terhune or Dornford Yates. Some critics say that the magazine reached a high level of excellence in its highest selling periods between 1910 and 1950. Some of the best series of stories written by Nelson Bond are Lancelot Biggs and Meg the Priestess. Other famous story collections are The Far Side of Nowhere, Nightmares and Daydreams, The Thirty First of February or No Time Like The Future.
Nelson S. Bond also wrote two pulp fiction novels: Exiles of Time and That Worlds May Live and 2 nonfiction novels: The Postal Stationery of Canada and James Branch Cabell: A Complete Checklist. Besides writing fiction, the American author wrote numerous articles on philately, being a respected name in the American Philately Society. Between 1941 and 1953 Nelson S. Bond wrote for television and for radio programs like Lux Video Theater, Dr. Christian or Tales of Tomorrow.
The American author was declared Author Emeritus in 1998 by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Pulp novels and pulp stories have been an important element for the literature in America. On pulprack.com you can find information about pulp books, pulp magazines, comic books and pulp fiction writers.