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Fiction International

Total Issues: 50 (to Fall 2017)

Goes for controversial themes and treatment, with wide international coverage. It has published works by William Burroughs, Robert Coover, Edmund White, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Abish, Kathy Acker, Alberto Moravia, Pierre Guyotat, George Perec, Michel Serres, Claribel Alegria, Tadeus Konwicki, J.M. Coetzee, Bessie Head, Roque Dalton, Luisa Valenzuela, Einar Schleef, Lya Luft, Mridula Garg, Kanuko Okamuto, Michael Morrisey.

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1973 – present


  Dept. of English & Comparative Literature, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 (since 1983)


  1973 – ?: Joe David Bellamy
  1983 – 1992: Harold Jaffe & Larry McCaffery
  1992 – present: Henry Jaffe




  irregularly, one or two yearly

Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

Fiction Monthly

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1894
Publishers:   International News
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fiction Parade

Total Issues: 34

Reprint magazine selecting mostly current material. When merged with Golden Book included balance of older material; merged with Golden Book under dual title in Oct-1935.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1935 – Feb-1938: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Fiction Parade, Inc., NY
Editors:   Francis R. Bellamy
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   116pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Fiction Quarterly

Pulp magazine that reprinted remaindered copies of various Canadian pulps of various genres.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   American News Company, Limited, Toronto
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   512pp
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Fiction River

Total Issues: 31 (as at Jan-2019)

An anthology magazine series featuring volumes that appear every two months. Each volume will have a different theme or genre, and often will have a different editor.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2013 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #30, Dec-2018)
Publishers:   WMG Publishing
Editors:   Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $15.99
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Fictitious Force

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2005 – #6, 2009: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Steep & Story Collective, 1024 Hollywood Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20904
Editors:   Jonathan Laden
Formats:   11" high by 4.25" wide
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The Fiddlehead

Total Issues: 264 (to Summer 2015)

Canada's longest living literary magazine. See Fiddlehead Gold ed. Sabine Campbell & others (Goose Lane Editions, 1995). Circulation, 800. (#100 Winter 1974, #200 Summer 1999)

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1945 – present: Canadian Periodical Index


  University of New Brunswick, P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5A3 (in 1998 - 2002)


  in 1963: Fred Cogswell
  in 1967: Kent Thompson
  in 1974: Kent Thompson
  ?: Robert Gibbs
  in 1998: Don McKay
  in 2000 – 2002: Ross Leckie






  mostly quarterly but slipped a few issues

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Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Fiddler Magazine

Magazine for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners which has occasionally published fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1994 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fiddler Magazine, P.O. Box 125, Los Altos, CA 94023
Editors:   Mary Larsen (in 2018)

Field and Stream

Serialized Zane Grey's "Riders of the Purple Sage" (1912), and still publishes occasional short stories, e.g. "The Gift Shot" by Joe Doggett (Dec-1993).

Issues & Index Sources:  1895 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Times Mirror Magazines (in 2002)
Formats:   slick?
Frequency:   weekly?, later monthly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Fiesta [1950]

Total Issues: 1?

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

Fiesta [1956]

Issues & Index Sources:  1956 – present
Publishers:   Galaxy Publications (in 2004)
Formats:   slick men's magazine
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Fiesta Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Fife and Drum Series

Total Issues: 10

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1880s
Publishers:   Nat'l Temperance Soc.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fifteen Detective Stories

see under New Detective Magazine

Fifteen Love Stories

Total Issues: 39

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1949 – Jul-1955: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Fictioneers (Popular Publications)
Editors:   Peggy Graves
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Fifteen Love Stories (Canada)

Canadian reprint edition of Fifteen Love Stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Fictioneers, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c

15 Mystery Stories

see under Dime Mystery Magazine

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