John Myers Myers


John Myers Myers was born in New York on January 11th, 1906 and is the Novelist. At the age of 82, John Myers Myers biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 11, 1906
United States
Place of Birth
New York
Death Date
Oct 30, 1988 (age 82)
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Author, Biographer, Novelist, Poet, Writer
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John Myers Myers Life

John Myers Myers (January 11, 1906 – October 30, 1988) was an American writer.

He is best known for his fantasy book Silverlock (1949), in which a man with a Master of Business Administration flies through a fantasy land, meeting hundreds of characters from myth, legend, and romance for adventure and instruction.


Myers was born in Northport, Long Island, on January 11, 1906, to John Caldwell Myers and Alice O'Neil McCorry Myers. "The extra Myers, sparing me a dynastic 'II' as per race horses, cars, and yachts," he was named for his grandfather John Myers. Myers grew up in several areas in New York, including New Paltz and New York City. He attended Bard St. Stephens College and Middlebury College, but was barred from writing an unflattering article about the faculty. He later attended the University of New Mexico to study anthropology, but not with a degree. Myers worked with the New York World and San Antonio Evening News after extensive travel around Europe and the United States. He was also an advertisement copywriter. During World War II, Myers served in the United States Army for five years. Charlotte Shanahan and his brother were visiting while he was stationed in Fort Knox, and married in 1943. Anne Caldwell Myers and Celia Myers had two children, Anne Caldwell Myers and Celia Myers. He moved to Tempe, Arizona, to do research for The Last Chance, and stayed there as he was enthralled of the West at the time. He began working as an editorial writer for the local newspaper before that.

J.M. Founded J.M. in 1984. and the United States. Myers lived "in the chaparal cock country north and east of Mesa, Arizona, within visiting range of our two daughters." He had taught writing, organized a writers conference, and assembled Western Americana for ASU Libraries at Arizona State University.

Myers died on October 30, 1988.


John Myers Myers Career

Literary career

Myers wrote seventeen books, ranging from fantasy and historical fiction of the American Old West to epic poetry and West histories. The Harp and the Blade (1941), his first book set in tenth-century France, was The Harp and the Blade (1941). Silverlock, a literary fantasy novel published in 1949 by Ace Books, has forewords and accolades from Poul Anderson, Larry Niven, and Jerry Pournelle. Other than the protagonist, the novel's settings and characters are based entirely from many other works of literature, such as the Odyssey and Don Quixote. The Moon's Fire-Eating Daughter (1981), his last book, was marketed as a sequel to Silverlock. Myers' non-fiction books included a history of the Alamo, Doc Holliday's first biography, a history of San Francisco's vigilante movement, and a well-researched biography of Hugh Glass, an early American fur trapper and frontiersman.