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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)

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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

Convoy [1943]

"The Magazine of the 320 Troop Carrying Company R.A.S.C. - Serving Overseas" (The R.A.S.C. being the Royal Army Service Corps). Contained vignettes, short serials, cartoons, articles, etc.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1943 – 1945
Publishers:   320 Troop Carrying Company R.A.S.C.
Frequency:   irregular

Convoy [1944]

Total Issues: 4

Stories, articles, poems, cartoons and reportage from all parts of the world.

Issues & Index Sources:  1944 – 1947: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Richards Press, 8 Charles II Street, London SW1
Editors:   The Hon. R.C.R. Maugham
Frequency:   quarterly, but irregular


Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London
Prices:   2/6d

Cooper's Novels

Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  1885: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   John W. Lovell Co., 14 & 16 Vesey St., New York
Prices:   30c
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Copper Nickel

A literary journal published by the students and faculty at the University of Colorado Denver which publishes work by student authors and by professional authors.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2003 – present
Publishers:   University of Colorado
Formats:   quarto slick
Prices:   $15.00
Frequency:   twice a year

Copper Toadstool

Total Issues: 5+1=6


Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1976 – Jan-1979: Science Fiction Index
  Jul-1979, as The Storyteller: Science Fiction Index


  Soda Publications, Vancouver, Canada


  Dale Hammell








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Copy Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1950: Science Fiction Index
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Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

The Cork Magazine

Total Issues: 14

Published a lot of fiction; authors include Fitz-James O'Brien and Judtin McCarthy.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1847 – Dec-1848
Publishers:   Bradford, Cork
Frequency:   monthly

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