Windy City Pulp Stories #20 – 2021 Convention Book – Dashiell Hammett


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On the trail of Dashiell Hammett and Black Mask

Featured article on the 101st Anniversary of Black Mask. This booklet covers for both the cancelled 2020 Windy City convention and the delayed convention held in September 2021.

Included in this volume:

The Art and Success of Dashiell Hammett by Eugene Cunningham
Ace Detective Becomes Author (1934)
Hammett Takes on the Writing Racket by John Locke
“Coals to Newcastle!” by Eugene Cunningham
Random Clues by Tom Roberts
From the Memoirs of a Private Detective (1923) by Dashiell Hammett
Caution To Travelers (1925) by Dashiell Hammett
Hollywood In Person (1934) by Dashiell Hammett
Curse In the Old Manner (1927) by Dashiell Hammett
Calling All Cars: Hammett Across Other Media
A Gallery of Art for Hammett Stories in the Newspapers
Who Was Ed Lybeck? by Will Murray
Black Mask by August Leninger
Interesting Gossip of the Makers of Mystery (extract) by C.R. Sumner
The Prodigious Prentice Winchell by Will Murray
Not Guilty (a rebuttal of Vanity Fair (1933) by Joseph T. Shaw
The New School of Mystery by Eugene Cunningham
The Black Mask Parties by Eugene Cunningham
Joseph T. Shaw Obituary (1952)

Also a number of Book Reviews by Black Mask Writers

  • 6×9
  • 158 pages
  • Published by: Black Dog Books for Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention, LLC.
  • ISBN: 9781884449840
  • Published: 09/2021

Additional information

Weight .7 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .4 in