Nebraska Authors

Jack C. Wolf

Born 1922-05-25 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 2006-11-30

After an earlier career as a foreign correspondent for UPI-Fox Movietone Television in Africa and the Middle East, where he worked with his wife, also a reporter, Wolf taught English at the New York State University at Brockport for many years. The couple also operated an art gallery in nearby Rochester, NY. Along with his wife, Wolf edited, introduced, and contributed to a number of collections of science fiction or occult literature. He wrote literary criticism, much of it about science fiction. He was also a published poet and photographer.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Middle East
Brockport, NY
Buffalo, NY
Rochester, NY
Vienna, Austria
Florence, Italy
Grenoble, France

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Visual Work


Science Fiction; Literary Criticism; Africa--Journalism


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Master of Arts Degree, State University of New York, Brockport, NY
Ph.D. in English, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Studies abroad: University of Vienna, University of Florence, University of Grenoble



Places Worked

UPI-Fox-Movietone Television News
State University of New York, Brockport, NY


Husband of Barbara H. Wolf, journalist and creative writing instructor, Rochester, NY


All as editor and contributor:
Past, Present, and Future Perfect. 1973. (Co-edited with Gregory Fitz Gerald)
Ghosts, Castles, and Victims: Studies in Gothic Horror. 1974. (Co-edited with Barbara H. Wolf)
Tales of the Occult. 1975. (Co-edited with Barbara H. Wolf)

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