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The NASFA Shuttle

Country: US

Official newsletter and 'zine of the North Alabama Science Fiction Association that occasionally published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1980? – present
Publishers:   The North Alabama Science Fiction Association, P.O.Box 4857, Huntsville, AL 35815-4857

Nash's Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 66+150+29+72+2+22+6=347

Mostly fiction, including Algernon Blackwood, William Hope Hodgson, Oliver Onions, Marie Belloc Lowndes ("The Lodger" Jan-1911).

Merged with Pall Mall Magazine in 1914; re-separated May-1927; re-merged with Pall Mall Magazine in 1929. A separate Nash's Annual appeared in 1938 and 1940 and this was revived after the War and certainly saw issues from 1946-49.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1909 – Sep-1914: FictionMags Index
  Oct-1914 – Dec-1924, as Nash's and Pall Mall Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jan-1925 – Apr-1927, as Nash's—Pall Mall Magazine: FictionMags Index
  May-1927 – Sep-1929, as Nash's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Oct-1929 – Sep-1937, as Nash's—Pall Mall Magazine: FictionMags Index

#merges with Good Housekeeping (UK)

  Summer 1938 to Christmas 1938, as Nash's Annual: FictionMags Index
  Christmas 1946 to Christmas 1949, as Nash's Annual: FictionMags Index


  Apr-1909 – Jan-1911: Eveleigh Nash
  Feb-1911 – Sep-1937: Hearst's National Magazine Company


  1909 – 1911: James Eveleigh Nash
  1911 – 1914: Perriton Maxwell
  1915 – 1924: J.Y. McPeake
  1924 – 1928: Alice Maud Head & Ivor Nicholson
  1929 – 1930: Alice Maud Head & Ivor Brown
  1930 – 1933: George Doran
  1933 – 1937: Richard L. Mealand


  Apr-1909 – Jan-1910: standard, pulp
  Feb-1910 – Sep-1911: standard, white weave paper
  Oct-1911 – Sep-1934: standard, glossy



Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Nash's Weekly

Country: UK
Total Issues: 41

A bright heavily illustrated story paper; authors include William Hope Hodgson (later Carnacki stories), E.F. Benson (serialized "Queen Lucia," 1920), Rafael Sabatini, A.E.W. Mason, Algernon Blackwood.

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920, as Nash's Illustrated Weekly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Periodical Publishing Co. [Nash], London
  17-Apr-1920 – 10-Jul-1920: Hutchinson's


  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Eveleigh Nash


  tabloid, illustrated




  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919: 16pp
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920: 48pp


  weekly, but missed some issues in 1920

Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

Nassau Review

Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., Nassau Community College, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530-6793 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Paul A. Doyle (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Nasty Piece of Work

Country: UK
Total Issues: 14

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1996 – Jan-2000: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Petersfield, Hants
Editors:   David A. Green
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £1.50
Pagecounts:   80
Frequency:   quarterly

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The Nation [1865]

Country: US

Primarily a political journal, modelled on the UK publication The Spectator.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Jul-1865 – present: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole: 1865 - 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index


  1865 – ?: Frederick Law Olmstead
  1881 – ?: New York Evening Post



Related Sites

  Spartacus Educational

Online Sources

  Online Books

The Nation [1900]

Country: UK

"If you turn to the English magazines, you will find a certain form of conte of narrow range developed to a point of high literary merit in such a paper as the Nation or the New Statesman"; absorbed The Athenaeum.

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – 1907, as The Speaker
  1907 – 19-Feb-1921, as The Nation
  26-Feb-1921 – 21-Feb-1931, as The Nation and Athenaeum: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)

#merges with The New Statesman


  Henry William Massingham (1907 - 1923)



Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

The National

Country: US

Amtrak's onboard magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 2010s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Amtrak

National Brain Power

Country: US

Short-run failure in the otherwise wildly successful Bernarr Macfadden chain in the '20s. It was intended as a companion to the flagship Physical Culture.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1921 – Jan-1922, as National Pictorial Brain Power Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Feb-1922 – Aug-1922, as National Pictorial Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Sep-1922 – May-1924, as National Brain Power: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Physical Culture (US)


  The Contructive Publishing Corp.


  Sep-1921 – 1922: Harold E. Bessom
  in 1922: Arthur Howland
  in 1923: F. Orlin Tremaine


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National Detective (Cases)

Country: US

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1941 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Real Detective Tales Inc., 4600 Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL, then 1050 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, from early 1940s
Frequency:   quarterly
Mentioned in:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

The National Era

Country: US
Total Issues: 690

This magazine was the successor to Baltimore Saturday Visiter. Abolitionist magazine; serialized "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Jun-1851 - Apr-1852); other authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gail Hamilton (Mary Dodge), John Greenleaf Whittier. Absorbed by Principia in 1860.

Note: there was a New National Era and Citizen from 22-May-1873 - 26-Feb-1874 (40 issues) published by Frederick Douglass. Not sure if this also published fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Jan-1847 – 22-Mar-1860
Editors:   Gamaliel Bailey
Frequency:   weekly

The National Farmer and Home Magazine

Country: US

"A Journal of Instructive Literature and Choice Stories".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Lane's List, Augusta, Maine
Frequency:   monthly

The National Farm Journal

see under Farm Journal

National Home Monthly

Country: Canada

Several issues seen for sale on eBay. Looks somewhat like The Ladies' Home Journal and contained a considerable amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1899 – Sep-1932, as The Western Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Oct-1932 – 1960, as National Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Stovel, Winnepeg

National Jewish Monthly

Country: US

Covers the world of Jewish affairs, politics, personalities, religion and Israel. Geared towards the American Jewish public. Includes advertisements, book reviews, illustrations, and index. Renamed to "B'nai B'rith International Jewish Monthly" and now called the "B'nai B'rith Magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – present
Publishers:   1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Editors:   Marc Silver (in 2001)

National Lampoon

Country: US

A humour magazine which ran occasional stories some very controversial, especially those by Chris Miller.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1970 – 1998?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  National Lampoon, Inc


  1970 – 1972: Douglas C. Kenney
  1973 – 1975: Henry N. Beard
  ?: P.J. O'Rourke




  monthly till 1993, then annual

The National Magazine [1852]

Country: US

Subtitled "Devoted to Literature, Art and Religion".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1852 – Dec-1858
Publishers:   Carlton & Phillips
Editors:   Abel Stevens (Jul-1852 - Jun-1856); James Floy (Jul-1856 - Dec-1858)

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