ANTHOLOGIES - 1938, 1940s



“Mr. Mergenthwirker’s Lobbies,” was Nelson's first story to appear in an anthology. His stories continue to be printed in such books, even to the present time.



“Mr. Mergenthwirker’s Lobblies,” in Edward J. O’Brien, ed., The Best Short Stories: 1938 (Boston & NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1938)


“Mr. Mergenthwirker’s Lobblies,” in Julius Fast, Out of This World, (New York: Penguin, 1944).

“The Man Who Walked Through Glass,” in Frank Owen, ed., The Bedside Bonanza (New York: Frederick Fell, 1944).

“Mr. Mergenthwirker’s Lobblies,” in Marjorie Barrows, The Ghost in the Lady’s Boudoir, (New York: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1945).

“The Battle of Blue Trout Basin,” in Arnold Ginrich, ed. Esquire’s Second Sports Reader (New York: A.S. Barnes, 1946).

“The Sportsman,” in A. L. Furman, Ed., Second Armchair Companion (New York: Lantern Press, 1946).

“On Schedule,” and “Mind Over Matter,” in Frank Owen, ed. Murder for Millions (New York: Frederick Fell, 1946).
[Note: “Mind Over Murder” was a 30-minute radio play that originally aired in the NBC series, “Hot Copy.”].

“The Monster from Nowhere,” in Groff Conklin, ed., The Best Science-Fiction (New York: Crown Publishers, 1946).
[Note: The first two editions erroneously credited Donald Wandrei with this story; this was corrected in the third and subsequent editions].

“Mr. Mergenthwirker’s Lobblies,” in Julius Fast, Out of This World, (New York: Penguin, 1946).

“The Remarkable Talent of Egbert Haw,” in Frank Owen, ed. Teen Age Companion (New York: Lantern Press, 1946).

“Steady Like a Rock,” in Dave Stanley, ed., A Treasury of Sports Humor (New York: Lantern Press, 1947).

“Mask of Medusa,” in August Derleth, ed., The Night Side (New York: Rinehart, 1947).

“Conqueror’s Isle,” in Donald A. Wollheim, ed. Avon Fantasy Reader #4, pb (New York: Avon Book Company, 1947).

“The Cunning Beast,” in August Derleth, ed., Strange Ports of Call (New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1948).

“The Castaway,” Orson Welles, ed., Invasion from Mars, (New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1949).

“Uncommon Castaway,” Donald Wollheim, ed., Avon Fantasy Reader No. 11, (New York: Avon Novels, 1949).

“Conquerors’ Isle, in August Derleth, ed., The Other Side of the Moon (NewYork: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1949).

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