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Congress Magazine

"Congress is a bimonthly magazine featuring stories with strong plots and compelling characters, as well as the most voluptuous of carnal encounters".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-2016 – present
Publishers:   Clockpunk Studios, 9 Winona Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046
Editors:   Molly Tanzer
Formats:   online & ebook


Total Issues: 69 (to Fall 2017)

A noted college literary publishing "innovative fiction, poetry, criticism, drama, art and interviews by both emerging and established writers." Has published John Ashbery, Susan Howe, Ann Lauterbach, Patrick McGrath. Circulation 7,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1981 – present: website
Publishers:   Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504 (in 1998); 21 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Bradford Morrow (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   400pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Total Issues: 1

"Conjurings is the fantasy specific periodical of White Cat Publications, LLC. Our goal is to present the very best examples of the genre we represent. We are a bi-annual publication publishing short stories, flash fiction, interviews, reviews, and columns."

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-2013: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   White Cat Publications, LLC
Editors:   Bartholomew Klick
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Connecticut Fireside

Full title seems to be "Connecticut Fireside & Review of Books". Volume 5 #1 was in 1977.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   Hamden, Connecticut

The Connecticut Quarterly

"An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to the Literature, history, and Picturesque Features of Connecticut" which occasionally ran some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb/Mar-1895 – Oct/Nov/Dec-1898: FictionMags Index (fiction in sample issues only)
Publishers:   Connecticut Quarterly Co., Hartford, Conn.
Frequency:   quarterly

Connecticut Review

Emphasis on essays and reviews, but also runs fiction and poetry. "On hiatus" as of 2015.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – present
Publishers:   Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Editors:   currently Vivian Shipley
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   176pp
Frequency:   twice yearly


see under Man's Conquest

The Constance Library

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1894
Publishers:   Wm. J. Benners
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Contact [1923]

Total Issues: 5+3=8

Second series, subtitled "An American Quarterly Review", published stories by Nathan Asch & Erskine Caldwell.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)


  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923: Robert McAlmon and William Carlos Williams
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: Moss and Kamin Bookstore


  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923: Robert McAlmon
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: Nathanael West

Contact [1958]

Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "the San Francisco journal of new writing, art and ideas", published several short stories including Ray Bradbury's "The Great Collision of Monday Last".

Issues & Index Sources:  1958 – Feb/Mar-1965: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Roger Roughton, London
Editors:   Roger Roughton
Frequency:   mostly monthly, but last 2 issues quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Contemporary Poetry and Prose

Total Issues: 10

Mostly poetry and reactionary essays about the insufficiency of art, but did publish some stories including the work of Dylan Thomas.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1936 – Autumn 1937: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970
Publishers:   Roger Roughton, London
Editors:   Roger Roughton
Frequency:   mostly monthly, but last 2 issues quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

The Contemporary Review

Mostly a non-fiction review for much of its run, though in later years published stories by Rudyard Kipling, L.P. Hartley, James Hanley; absorbed The Fortnightly Review, 1955.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1866 – ?: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 1 (Well1 to 1900 only; Poole to 1906 only)
Index to Periodical Literature


  1866 – 1882: Alexander Strahan [shared partly with H.S. King]
  1882 – 1899: Isbister
  1899 – 1912: Columbus Co.
  1912 – ?: Contemporary Review Co.


  Jan-1866 – Mar-1870: Henry Alford
  Apr-1870 – Jan-1877: J.T. Knowles
  1877 – 1882: Alexander Strahan
  1882 – 1911: P.W. Bunting
  1911 – 1960: George P. Gooch
  1960 – 1965: Deryck Abel
  1965 – 1968: Dominic LeFoe
  1968 – 1970: Gordon Godfrey
  1970 – ?: Rosalind Wade


  review format



Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, British Literary Magazines Vol. 4


"Contexas is just excellent short stories and poems, with a few interesting photographs that they have taken the trouble to screen so they are still good when reproduced."

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 199?
Publishers:   Michael Puttonen, PO Box 850018, Mesquite, TX 75185-0018, USA
Editors:   Michael Puttonen
Prices:   $2.00

The Continent (Weekly)

see under Our Continent

Continental Library

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  1887
Publishers:   A.C. Meyer & Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Continental Monthly

Total Issues: 36

A forthright magazine of comment, humour and wit. Ran serial, best known being "Among the Pines" by Gilmore as 'Edmund Kirke' (1862). Also stories by Caroline Cheseborough and Caroline Kirkland.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1862 – Dec-1864: Index to Periodical Literature


  1862: J.R. Gilmore, Boston
  1862 – 1864: J.F. Trow


  1862 – 1863: Charles G. Leland
  1863 – 1864: Mars Martha Cook



Continuum Science Fiction

Total Issues: 7?

Stories, articles, poems, cartoons and reportage from all parts of the world. After seven issues was relaunched as a webzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2004 – Fall 2006: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Bill Rupp, PO Box 1390, Bonsall, CA 92003
Editors:   Bill Rupp
Prices:   $5
Frequency:   3 times a year
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Subtitled "Occasional Writing from the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies". Original title was Charge; changed to Conversation from Summer 2003.

Issues & Index Sources:  2000 – ?
Publishers:   Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Frequency:   Semiannual

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