Arkham Arkham r k m is a fictional town situated in Massachusetts.It is a dark city and an integral part of the Lovecraft Country setting created by H P Lovecraft.It is featured in many of his stories and those of other Cthulhu Mythos writers. Arkham House, a publishing company started by two of Lovecraft s correspondents, August Derleth and Donald Wandrei, takes its name from this Lovecraft s Map of Arkham Cthulhu Files Another redrawn, but mostly faithful version of Lovecraft s map appeared in Philip Shreffler s The H P Lovecraft Companion Greenwood Press, If you ve looked at other maps of Arkham, the above rendition might seem rather incomplete. H P Lovecraft Lovecraft immersed himself in the world of amateur journalism for most of the following decade During this period he was an advocate for amateurism versus commercialism Lovecraft s definition of commercialism, though, was specific to writing for, what he Sources of Lovecraft s Works The H.P Lovecraft Archive The following list of books includes mostly in print volumes but may also include some of the important out of print books Arcane Wisdom Arkham House Publishers About Us Arkham House Publishers specializes in weird fiction pulp horror hard cover titles Our business has been family owned for generations grandpa, mom now the grandchildren , since when founded by our grandfather, August Derleth Donald Wandrei. Lovecraft s Fiction Alphabetical Order Below is an alphabetical list of Lovecraft s fiction, revisions, collaborations, and miscellaneous minor works, as well as some tales that are not extant. HPLHS The H.P Lovecraft Historical Society H.P.Lovecraft HPL wrote his own unique style of cosmic weird fiction in the s and s First published in the pulp magazines of the day, his tales have inspired generations of writers and creative artists and helped shape pop culture. The complete works of H.P Lovecraft Lovecraft Stories The complete collection of H.P Lovecraft stories Where to start This is an alphabetical list of HP Lovecrafts stories People new to Lovecraft s fiction should start with Letters to Arkham The Letters of Ramsey Campbell and August Derleth was the proprietor of the leading small press in weird fiction, Arkham House, based on Sauk City, Wisconsin In early he received a letter from one J Ramsey Campbell, asking some questions about the author that was then the focus of both their lives, H P Lovecraft. Necronomicon The Best Weird Tales of H.P Lovecraft says H.P Lovecraft s reputation has grown tremendously over the decades, and he is now commonly regarded as one of the most important horror writers of the th century, exerting an influence that is widespread, though often indirect.