Author:Willard Huntington Wright

Willard Wright

U.S art critic and author who used the pseudonym S. S. Van Dine for his detective stories.

Willard Wright


  • Europe After 8:15 (by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan, and Willard Huntington Wright; Illustrator: Thomas H. Benton) (1914)
  • Misinforming a Nation (1917)
  • Philo Vance novels by S. S. Van Dine (also appears as a character in the stories)
    • The Benson Murder Case (1926) · The Canary Murder Case (1927) · The Greene Murder Case (1928) · The Bishop Murder Case (1929) · The Scarab Murder Case (1930) · The Kennel Murder Case (1933) · The Dragon Murder Case (1934) · The Casino Murder Case (1934) · The Garden Murder Case (1935) · The Kidnap Murder Case (1936) · The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1938) · The Winter Murder Case (1939)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1939, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.