Ellis Parker Butler lived and worked in the New York literary community for more than 40 years.
He was an active participant in many social, patriotic and community endeavors over the years and, as such, he was
acquainted with many of the famous people of his time.
- Butler was urged by the artist Ernest L. Blumenschein to go to Paris, where the artist painted a remarkable Butler family portrait which later won a gold medal in a show in Philadelphia. [CHAPIN]
- Starting in 1916, Butler and the poet, Joyce Kilmer, toured the country for a series of speaking engagements. [HARPER]
- Butler was friends with Hugo Gernsback, who is considered by some to be the father of modern science fiction. Gernsback published "Radio News" magazine for which Mr. Butler contributed 16 stories during 1923 and 1924.[WEB]
- A copy of Butler's Dollarature was found in Ernest Hemingway's library after his death. [WEB]
Pulp Magazine Artists and Illustrators
The published stories of Ellis Parker Butler often appeared with illustrations by well-known illustrators. Search the Ellis Parker Butler bibliography for stories illustrated by these famous illustrators:
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