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J. W. Heming J. W. Heming i(A21163 works by) (a.k.a. John Winton Heming)
Also writes as: Tex Barton ; Paul De Wreder ; Val Winton ; Wal King ; Valerie Winton ; Master-Sarg ; C. W. Ellsworth ; Jack Heming
Born: Established: 26 Dec 1900 Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 9 Apr 1953
Gender: Male
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John Winton Heming was the author of some 50 pulp novelettes and claimed to have written perhaps two thousand short stories. Heming published in different genres and under a variety of names and pseudonyms. Under his real name he wrote mysteries, general fiction and children's books; as the author of science fiction, westerns and adventure stories he used his own name as well as pseudonyms such as 'Tex Barton' or 'Val Winton' or 'Paul de Wreder'. Many of his works were published by Currawong Press in their series Currawong Novels. The series included a variety of fiction such as mystery, romance and western titles. Using the slogan on their back page, 'You Can't Go Wrong with a Currawong', the series consisted of short novelettes of between 48-80 pages in length.

Heming also wrote a book on speechmaking, and published Etiquette for All Occasions (1953) and What Every Man Should Know (1953).

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  • J. W. Heming should not be confused with the English writer Jack Heming who had a number of science fiction and adventure novels published in the 1930s by Warne and also A.C. Black.
  • Some sources have Heming's date of death as 1954.
  • It is possible that some untraced titles listed here were announced but never actually published.
Last amended 11 May 2022 13:15:33
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