Robert E. Howard was an American author known for his works in the pulp fiction and fantasy genres. He was born in Texas in 1906 and passed away in 1936.Howard's most notable works include the "Conan the Barbarian" series, which follows the adventures of a fierce warrior in a world of magic and monsters, and the "Solomon Kane" series, which follows the adventures of a Puritan avenger who fights against evil in various forms.Howard's writing is known for its action-packed storytelling, vivid descriptions, and exploration of themes such as heroism, honor, and the nature of evil. He is often credited with creating the "sword and sorcery" subgenre of fantasy, and his works have had a lasting influence on popular culture.In addition to his writing, Howard was also known for his correspondence with other writers, including H.P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith. He continues to be recognized as an important and influential figure in the pulp fiction and fantasy genres.