Clark Ashton SmithClark Ashton Smith
- August 14
), while best known today for his association with H.P. Lovecraft
and the Cthulhu Mythos
, he is also thought of by many as being a unique master of fantasy
, and science fiction
. While Smith thought of himself primarily as a poet
and wrote over 700 poems and prose poems, he is better known today for his short stories. Clark Ashton Smith was also a self-taught artist whose paintings, drawings, and sculptures reflect the fantastic worlds of his fiction.
- The Eldritch Dark - This website contains almost all of his written work, as well as a comprehensive selection of his art, biographies, a bibliography, a discussion board, fiction tributes and more.