Arthur J. Burks
Books and Stories

Arthur J. Burks (b. 1898 - d. 1974) was an American writer; he also attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Marines during World War II. He was born to a farming family in Waterville, Washington. Burks served in the United States Marine Corps in World War I. He began writing in 1920. After being stationed in the Caribbean and inspired by the native voodoo rituals, Burks began to write stories of the supernatural that he sold to the magazine Weird Tales. In 1928 Burks resigned from the Marine Corps and began writing full time. He returned to active duty as the U.S. entered World War II. After leaving the service, he continued writing for the rest of his life.Select a novel or story title to see the inventions from that work:

The Challenge of Atlantis, Thrilling Wonder Stories, 1938

 

 

 

 

 

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