William Clayton (publisher)

William Mann Clayton (July 14, 1884, London, England - April 5, 1946, New York City)[1] was a U.S. pulp magazine publisher. His company published Snappy Stories, a men's magazine which was launched in 1912. He published many western pulps, and in 1930 launched Astounding Stories, which is still being published (as of 2016) under the title Analog Science Fiction and Fact.[2]


  • Ashley, Mike (2000). The Time Machines:The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines from the beginning to 1950. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. ISBN 0-85323-865-0.

Notes and references

  1. https://www.pulpartists.com/Clayton.html
  2. Ashley, Time Machines, p. 69.
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