|Joseph Payne Brennan|
|Birth Date||December 20, 1918|
|Birth Location||Bridgeport, Connecticut|
|Death Date||January 28, 1990, age 71|
|Notable Works|| Slime|
Canavan's Back Yard
The Corpse of Charlie Rull
Joseph Payne Brennan, born December 20, 1918, was an author and poet of horror and fantasy fiction. He won several awards throughout his career and was published dozens of times in major magazines and anthologies.
His stories have been translated into several languages and also adapted into several television episodes and radio programs. He is probably best known for his novelette "Slime".