FROM Clark Ashton Smith
TO H. P. Lovecraft
September 1930


Praise for "Polaris" and "Beyond the Wall of Sleep" (the latter of which was the first story Smith ever read, on loan from Samuel Loveman in 1919 or 1920); on Lovecraft's hints about "The Whisperer in Darkness" and Edmond Hamilton; "The Red World of Polaris" not yet submitted to Wonder Stories, waiting for Gernsback to pay on "Andromeda"; on the content of Wonder Stories and Amazing Stories, compared to the Atlantic (with mention of Weird Tales, "The Dunwich Horror", and Fitz-James O'Brien's "The Diamond Lens"); an Indian summer and working outdoors; "The Immeasurable Horror" submitted to Amazing Stories, Farnsworth Wright accepted two poems ("A Chinese Vase" and "Jungle Twilight") for Oriental Stories. Postscript: Received Lovecraft's card from Quebec; Smith begun "The Eggs from Saturn" and "The Ocean-World of Alioth"; Smith sending a statuette of Tsathoggua (with an anecdote about Helen Sully and the finding of it); "The Voyage from Sfanomoƫ" received; Smith sick with a bad cold; Gernsback paid for "Andromeda."

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