Stanton Arthur Coblentz (1896–1982) was an American author and poet. He received a master's degree in English literature and then began publishing poetry during the early 1920s. His first published science fiction was "The Sunken World," a satire about Atlantis, in Amazing Stories Quarterly for July, 1928. The next year, he published his first novel, The Wonder Stick. He also wrote books of literary criticism and nonfiction concerning historical subjects.