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North American Review

A distinguished and long-lived journal of review. Fiction was not primary in the pages of the first series, but it serialized Henry James's "The Ambassadors". The second series usually runs 2 or 3 stories an issue and was winner of National Magazine Award for fiction in 1981 and 1983.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1815 – 1939: Index to Periodical Literature (1815 - 1906 only)
  Mar-1964 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Sader1 to 1970 only, FicMags partial issues only)
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  University of Northern Iowa, 1222 West 27th Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50614 (in 1998 - 2002)


  C.E. Norton, J.R. Lowell, Henry Adams, Col. George Harvey, Robley Wilson (in 1998 - 2000), Vince Gotera (in 2002)


  quarterly, later monthly, quarterly again from 1924, later bimonthly

Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

North British Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1844 – 1871: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 1
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

North Carolina Literary Review

Total Issues: 24 (as at Sep-2015)

Nicely produced and illustrated annual.

Issues & Index Sources:  1992 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   English Dept., East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Margaret D. Bauer (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

North Dakota Quarterly

Literary miscellany with special author focus issues. No payment. Circulation 800.

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – present
Publishers:   University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7209 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Robert W. Lewis (in 1999 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   150pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Email Address:

Northeast Corridor

Literary miscellany with emphasis on fiction, poetry and commentary in the northeast US. Circulation 1,200.

Issues & Index Sources:  1994 – 2000?
Publishers:   Beaver College, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038-3295 (in 1998 - 2000)
Editors:   Susan Bal^e'e (in 1998 - 2000)
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)

Northern Fusion

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1998 – Spring 1999: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pawn Press, 29 Pine Street, PO Box 344, Ingleside K0C 1M0, Ontario, Canada
Editors:   Carol Weekes
Frequency:   Quarterly
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Northern Messenger

A 16-page weekly Sunday magazine which published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1864 – 1875, as Canadian Messenger
  1876 – 1950, as Northern Messenger


  John Dougall & Son, P.O Box 3070, Place d'Armes, Montreal, Quebec





Northern Minnesota Review

Issues & Index Sources:  ?
Publishers:   Bemidji State College, Minnesota

The North Georgia Review

Total Issues: 20?

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1937 – Winter 1941
Publishers:   in Clayton, GA
Editors:   Lillian E. Smith & Paula Snelling
Frequency:   quarterly

The Northwestern Miller

Little known about this except that an anthology of stories from it were published so it must have some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1873? – Jul-1973: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)
Publishers:   Miller Publishing Co., Minneapolis, MN.
Frequency:   varied between monthly and weekly

Northwest Review

Encourages diversity and experimentation. Has published Joyce Carol Oates, Raymond Carver, Madeline DeFrees. Circulation 1,100.

Issues & Index Sources:  1956 – Fall 2011
Publishers:   369 PLC, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   John Witte (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   160pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

North^.@West Romances

see under North•West Stories

North•West Stories

Total Issues: 17+124+61=202

Through the November 1924 issue, both the spine and cover of each issue contain the word "Illustrated" more or less prominently in front of the word "Novelets". The actual title of the magazine, however, was simply Novelets from December 1923 to April 1925. The magazine ceased running interior illustrations after the September 1924 issue and resumed again with the March 1925 issue.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1923 – Apr-1925, as Novelets: General Fiction Index
  May-1925 – Summer 1937, as North•West Stories: Western Fiction Index (Missing: Apr-1928; Jan-1932)
  Fall 1937 – Spring 1953, as North•West Romances: Western Fiction Index


  Fiction House


  standard pulp


  monthly at outset; later bimonthly

Related Sites

  Northwest Romances

Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western
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North•West Stories (UK)

Total Issues: 31?

British reprint edition of North•West Stories. Appear to be direct reprints of originals.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1926? – Dec-1927?: Western Fiction Index (Missing: any between Early August 1926 and Early October 1926)
Publishers:   none stated, but probably Hutchinson & Co., 34 Paternoster Row, London EC4
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   9d
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NorthWords (Scotland)

Subtitled "The Magazine from the North for Fiction and Poetry", the magazine specialises in Scottish fiction and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  1991 – 2004: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Northwords, The Stable, Long Road, Avoch, Rossshire, IV9 8QR
Editors:   Angus Dunn (in 1999)
Formats:   7" x 10.75"
Prices:   £5.00 (in 1999)
Frequency:   three times a year
Email Address:

NorthWords (Canada)

see under The Journal of Canadian Content in Speculative Literature

Northwords Now

Total Issues: 32 (to Autumn 2016)

Three times yearly literary magazine in newspaper format given out free of charge in selected locations in Scotland. To some extent, it aims to fill the gap left by the demise of NorthWords for the many experienced and gifted poets and fiction writers we know to be working in the north.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2005 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Northwords, Inverness (in 2007); P.O. Box 15066, Dunblane, FK15 5BP (in 2011)
Editors:   Rhoda Michael (in 2007); Chris Powici (in 2011)
Formats:   12" x 16"
Prices:   free
Frequency:   three times a year

Not at Night


Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1991 – ?
Publishers:   Marni Scofidio

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