John D. Haefele

John 2022


John D. Haefele is well known in the literary communities centering on H. P.  Lovecraft, & August Derleth, having written numerous nonfiction essays & reviews for Crypt of Cthulhu, Cimmerian, Mean Streets, Lovecraft Studies, Nameless Digest, Weird Fiction Review, Sargasso & other periodicals. In 2009, H. Harksen Productions issued August Derleth Redux: The Weird Tale 1930-1971, in 2012, A Look Behind the Derleth Mythos: Origins of the Cthulhu Mythos – revised edition, Cimmerian Press, 2014 & e-Book edition, 2015. In 2021, Cimmerian Press issued Lovecraft: The Great Tales; and in 2023, will publish John’s collaboration with Don Herron, the fully illustrated Arkham House Ephemera: The Classic Years

And he is an authority on Arkham House: Publisher, having also assembled a complete set of that publisher’s issue. For two decades that began in 1994, John’s journal Hesperia appeared regularly in Esoteric Order of Dagon bundles, the premier Lovecraft-oriented amateur press association. These days his electronic journal, Out of Wisconsin, appears in the Sword and Sorcery and Weird Fiction Terminus a. p. a.

In 2005, John accepted an invitation to join the venerable Allied Authors, primarily to explore fiction-writing. Although a novel on hiatus, he has plans to one day complete Elder Gods – science fiction in the Grand Tradition – plus related series of short stories.

John is married and lives in a Sussex home, visited often by kids and grandchildren, & governed by everybody except him…

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