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Raymond Z Gallun

Raymond Zinke Gallun (1911 - 1994) was an American science fiction writer. Gallun (rhymes with "balloon") was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He left college after one year and traveled in Europe, living a drifter's existence, working a multitude of jobs around the world in the years leading up to World War II. He was among the stalwart group of early sci-fi pulp writers who popularized the genre. He sold many popular stories to pulp magazines in the 1930s. "Old Faithful" (1934) was his first...See more