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Edward D. Hoch

22 Feb 1930 - January 17, 2008

Longtime mystery writer and editor Edward Dentinger Hoch was practically an institution in the field. Born in 1930, he published over eight hundred mystery stories including one in every issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine from 1973 to 1981. His TV writing credits include episodes of "MacMillan and Wife", "Night Gallery", the "Alfred Hitchcock Show", and "Tales of the Unexpected". Mr. Hoch served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and mades his home in Rochester, New York. He also wrote mysteries under the pseudonyms Anthony Circus, R.E. Porter and R.L. Stevens. Mr. Hoch died January 17, 2008. You might want to check out this interview or this guide to his work a complete bibliography of his work. In recent years Mr. Hoch had been tracking the passing of other mystery writers in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Who will track his death and continue this work now?
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