Joan O'Connell

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Joan O'Connell
Born September 11, 1933(1933-09-11)
Died August 29, 1984 (50)
Pinellas, Florida
Affiliations AFSCA; New Atlantean Research Society
Spouse(s) Ronald Whritenour (1963-1969); Patrick O'Connell

Joan Helene O'Connell (September 11, 1933 - August 29, 1984), also known as Joan Whritenour, was an American ufology author and publisher, notably the editor of Saucer Scoop and the New Atlantean Journal, and co-editor (with Brad Steiger) of Flying Saucers are Hostile! (1967) and Flying Saucer Invasion: Target - Earth (1969).

Selected Bibliography


  • Steiger, Brad; Whritenour, Joan, eds. (1967), Flying Saucers Are Hostile!, New York: Award 
  • Steiger, Brad; Whritenour, Joan, eds. (1969), Flying Saucer Invasion: Target Earth, New York: Award 


  • Whritenour, Joan, ed. (1967-197?), Saucer Scoop, St. Petersburg, Florida 
  • O'Connell, Joan, ed. (1973-197?), SPECTRUM: PSI Associates Journal, Copperas Cove, Texas: PSI 
  • O'Connell, Joan, ed. (197?-198?), New Atlantean Journal, Pinellas Park, Florida: The New Atlantean Research Society