Randolph Carter

Real Name

Randolph Carter

First Appearance

The Statement of Randolph Carter" (May, 1920)

Original Publisher

The Vagrant Magazine

Created by

H. P. Lovecraft


Randolph Carter was a former student of Miskatonic University and a writer of weird fiction who did not, at first, believe in supernatural phenomena. However, he later began to investigate such phenomena, after several harrowing experiences.


  • Randolph Carter is widely assumed to be an alternate identity for H.P. Lovecraft himself.

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