Essay Example: The Collected Letters of Robert E. Howard

The Robert E. Howard Foundation is publishing The Collected Letters of Robert E. Howard. This three-volume, limited-edition series collects all the known letters written by REH. The collection will include dozens of previously unpublished letters and hundreds of poems not found in any other collection.

The Collected Letters of Robert E. Howard reveal a side of Howard’s personality that readers of his fiction might not suspect existed. Full of humor, philosophical musings, travelogue, historical sketches, and opinions on contemporary politics and events — local, national, and international — Howard’s letters provide important insight into the life and times of one of the most influential pulp-era writers of the twentieth century.

This three-volume set collects more than 330 letters, from the early ones to Howard’s death in June 1936.  Full Ordering details can be found here.