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A literary magazine that publishes contemporary poetry, prose and artwork.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 2010s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Andy Robson, 63 Dixon Lane, Leeds, LS12 4RR
Editors:   Andy Robson
Prices:   £5.00 (in 2013)
Pagecounts:   68pp (in 2013)


"Poetry, fiction, work in progress...".

Issues & Index Sources:  1986 – ?
Publishers:   Dublin
Editors:   Gerald Dawe (in 1997)
Frequency:   twice-yearly


Total Issues: 20

Founded as "the only vanguard magazine devoted principally to Criticism and Commentary - essays on literature, art, jazz, politics and pop culture by leading poets." Ran some fiction at least ("The Conspiracy" by William S. Burroughs from THE NAKED LUNCH in issue #1).

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1960 – Winter 1965
Publishers:   Kulchur, New York
Editors:   Marc D. Schleifer (1960 - 1962)
Frequency:   quarterly


Total Issues: 22 (as at Jan-2019)

Kzine is a genre magazine for the Kindle. Published three times a year the aim is to provide quality original genre fiction for the mobile reader. The genres targeted are science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime. In particular mixtures of these genres are encouraged, but the main requirement is quality and originality.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-2011 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #22, Sep-2018)
Publishers:   Kimota Publications
Editors:   Graeme Hurry
Formats:   Kindle
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Labor Library

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  1886
Publishers:   Labor News
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1984: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sleeping Dragon Press, So. Windsor, CT
Editors:   Debra Stump
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Labyrinth Inhabitant

Online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2008 – Winter 2011
Editors:   Matt S. Carey


Total Issues: 18 (as at Jan-2019)

An online speculative fiction magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2014 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #18, Fall 2018)
Editors:   Ranylt Richildis
Frequency:   quarterly
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The Ladder

The first regularly published lesbian periodical, appearing monthly or bimonthly from October 1956 to September 1972 publishing subscriber-submitted fiction and poetry, book reviews, and news of anything in the media containing reference to lesbians, or possible lesbians, with frequent contributions by Marion Zimmer Bradley.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1956 – Sep-1972


  1956 – 1970: Daughters of Bilitis, San Francisco


  Oct-1956 – 1960: Phyllis Lyon
  1960 – Feb-1963: Del Martin
  Mar-1963 – Dec-1966: Barbara Gittings
  Jan-1967 – Aug-1968: Helen (Sandy) Saunders
  Sep-1968 – Sep-1972: Barbara Grier


  Oct-1956 – Aug-1968: monthly
  Sep-1968 – Sep-1972: bimonthly

The Ladies' Companion

Imitation of Godey's Lady's Book and generally ran more fiction than its competitors; published Poe's "The Mystery of Marie Roget"; authors include Longfellow, W.G. Simms and J.K. Paulding.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1834 – Oct-1844
Publishers:   William W. Snowden
Editors:   William W. Snowden
Frequency:   monthly

Ladies' Diary

A miscellany and almanac which also ran fiction including the first genuine magazine serial in Britain, "The Unfortunate Courtier". Continued after 1709 but reverted to an almanac and fiction was switched to Delights for the Ingenious. Apparently noted it had 4,000 readers.

Issues & Index Sources:  1704 – 1709
Publishers:   John Tipper, Coventry
Editors:   John Tipper

The Ladies' Edinburgh Magazine

A literary magazine published by the Edinburgh Essay Society, later the Ladies' Edinburgh Literary Society, with contributions from women who became prominent figures in education, suffrage and welfare in Scotland.

Issues & Index Sources:  1875 – 1800
Publishers:   Maclaren & Macniven

The Ladies Gazette. A weekly journal for wives and daughters

Total Issues: 222

Began volume numbering on 19 Nov 1898 with Vol.XVI (#197-209). Went through several sizes and pagination.

Issues & Index Sources:  16-Feb-1895 – 13-May-1899
Publishers:   W.H. & L. Collingridge, 148 & 149 Aldersgate St., London E.C.; Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   Weekly

The Ladies' Home Journal

It was originally the women's section to Tribune and Farmer; Bok established its reputation for good quality articles and stories. Authors include W. Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, Conan Doyle, Bret Harte, Mary E. Wilkins, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Sarah Orne Jewett, Sarah Orne Jewett, Anthony Hope, H.G. Wells, Booth Tarkington, Willa Cather; was the first high-class monthly to reach 1 million circulation in 1903; it topped 2.5 million in 1933 and 6 million in 1960.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1883 – Jul-2014: The Standard Index of Short Stories (Hannigan Jan-1900 - Dec-1914 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index


  Cyrus H.K. Curtis


  1889 – 1919: Edward Bok
  1935 – ?: Bruce & Beatrice Blackmar Gould


  originally small folio; became a big slick



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The Ladies' Home Paper

Total Issues: 107

Incorporated into: Home Companion

Issues & Index Sources:  13-Feb-1909 – 25-Feb-1911
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press

Ladies' Magazine [1828]

Total Issues: 108

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1828 – Dec-1829
  Jan-1830 – Dec-1833, as Ladies' Magazine and Literary Gazette
  Jan-1834 – Dec-1836, as American Ladies' Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

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  Jan-1828 – Dec-1829: Putnam & Hunt, Boston
  Jan-1830 – Dec-1833: John Putnam, Boston
  Jan-1834 – Dec-1836: J.B. Dow, Boston


  Mrs. Sarah J. Hale



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