Edward Dentinger Hoch Net Worth

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Edward Dentinger Hoch Biography

Edward Dentinger Hoch (February 22, 1930 – January 17, 2008) was an American writer of detective fiction. Although he wrote several novels, he was primarily known for his vast output of over 950 short stories.

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Quick Facts

Date Of BirthFebruary 22, 1930
Place Of BirthRochester, New York, USA
Weightabout 155 pounds
Star SignPisces

Interesting Facts

1Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, volume 97, pages 170-171. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, 2001.
2He was one of a few short-story writers to start out writing for pulp magazines whose career survived their demise in the late 1950s.
3Believed to have been the world's most prolific writer of short mystery stories. He published over 900 stories in periodicals over 5 decades.
4His name is pronounced "hoke" (rhymes with smoke).


1Though I can write a short story in a week or two, a novel takes me two or three months. With the few I've attempted, I find myself losing interest about halfway through, anxious to get on to the next idea.



Tales of the Unexpected1980-1983TV Series story - 2 episodes
Nick Verlaine ou Comment voler la Tour Eiffel1976TV Mini-Series novel
McMillan & Wife1972-1974TV Series short story - 3 episodes
Night Gallery1972TV Series story "The Ring with the Velvet Ropes" - 1 episode
It Takes All Kinds1969story "A Girl Like Cathy"
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1965TV Series short story - 1 episode

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