Robert E. Howard scholar and publisher, Glenn Lord, dies

Locus Magazine reports that Glenn Lord died at his home in Texas on 31 December 2011. Lord was an agent, editor, and publisher of the prose and poetry of Robert E. Howard (1906–1936), and the first and most important researcher and scholar of Howard’s life and writings. He became literary agent for Howard’s estate in 1965, and worked tirelessly to track down and publish most of Howard’s work.

Lord received the World Fantasy Convention Award in 1978 and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the professional fanzine, The Cimmerian, in 2005. The following year, he was Guest of Honor at the Centennial Robert E. Howard Days festival in Howard’s hometown of Cross Plains, Texas. In his final years he was Director Emeritus of the Robert E. Howard Foundation.

Read the full Locus story HERE

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