Clark Ashton Smith

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Birthday
13, 1893
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 14, 1961 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1893
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Aug 14, 1961 (68)

About

West Coast Romantic poet, fantasy/horror/science fiction author, and sculptor. His best-known works of weird fiction include "The Tale of Satampra Zeiros," "The Gorgon," and "The Demon of the Flower."

Before Fame

He grew up in a cabin in Auburn, California. As a result of his agoraphobic tendencies, he educated himself at home during his high school years.

Trivia

His works of fiction often deal with supernatural retribution for selfish acts.

Family Life

He married Carolyn Jones Dorman when he was sixty-one years old.

Associated With

His work was greatly influenced by the macabre stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

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