The publisher of the earliest H.P. Lovecraft horror stories, he also had a career as a multi-genre author. His works include the Sac Prairie Saga; novels such as Murder Stalks the Wakely Family (1934) and Bright Journey (1940); and numerous short stories, essays, and poems.
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|FULL NAME:||August Derleth|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 24, 1909|
|AGE:||111 years old|
August Derleth is a Novelist. He was born in Sauk City, Wisconsin to Rose Louise Volk and William Julius Derleth. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1930. A prolific reader in his youth, he sometimes made three trips a week to the local library. He published his first work of short fiction, Bat’s Belfry, in 1926.
DID YOU KNOW Though best known for his horror stories, he also wrote extensively about the people and places of his native Wisconsin.
FACT He was a close friend of H.P. Lovecraft ; his publishing company, Arkham House, published many of Lovecraft’s early works.
Currently, August Derleth is 111 years old. He will celebrate his 112th birthday on a Wednesday, February 24th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
August Derleth’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pieces’ life pursuit is to avoid feeling alone and instead feel connected to others and the world at large and a secret desire to live their dreams and turn fantasies into realities. People of this zodiac sign like to be alone, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces are Virgo, Taurus.
August Derleth was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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