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Once-a-Week [1888]

see also under Collier's Weekly

Once a Week Library

Total Issues: 298

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 1894
Publishers:   P.F. Collier
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Once Upon a World

Total Issues: 10

Annual spiral bound fanzine with original fiction, poetry. art and book reviews, primarily SF but also some fantasy.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – 2001: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #4)
Publishers:   Emily Alward, Nineveh, IN
Editors:   Emily Alward
Frequency:   annual
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A literary magazine. #6 (1974) was a special all-SF issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1974: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Andarth Interrelated Projects, Highland Park, NJ

One at a Time Library

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1888
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.
Frequency:   monthly

108—Celebrating Baseball

Total Issues: 3

A glossy magazine containing baseball related articles and fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 2006 – Summer 2007: Sports Fiction Index
Publishers:   Sandlot Media, Inc.
Prices:   $7.95

One Story

Total Issues: 209 (to Aug-2015)

A literary magazine that contains, simply, one story.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2002 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Maribeth Batcha, PO Box 1326, New York, NY 10156
Editors:   Hannah Tinti
Frequency:   Every three weeks
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

One-Story Magazine

Total Issues: 73

One of the Happy Hour series of Popular stories featuring a long story each issue, sometimes with a filler. It was a companion to Happy Hour and Leisure Time Novels (1900-1932; 1416 issues).

Issues & Index Sources:  1909 – 1912
Publishers:   William Stevens, London

One: The Homosexual Viewpoint

A LGBTQ magazine published by One, Inc, a homophile activist group founded in Los Angeles in 1952.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1953 – Jul/Dec-1967: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan/Feb-1972 – Jul/Aug-1972


  ONE, Incorporated, Los Angeles, CA


  in 1960s: Dan Slater
  Jan/Feb-1972 – Jul/Aug-1972: Richard Conger and Jim Kepner

On Spec

Total Issues: 110 (as at Jun-2019)

Semi-prozine. "The On Spec editors are looking for original, unpublished speculative fiction (SF) and poetry -- fantasy, horror, ghost stories, fairy stories, magic realism, etc. Our mandate is to provide a market for the Canadian viewpoint, but we welcome submissions from writers everywhere, and have published authors from Canada, the U.S., Britain, New Zealand, South America, and more."

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1989 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any issues after #110, 2019)
Publishers:   The Copper Pig Writers' Society, Box 4727, Edmonton T6E 5G6, Canada
Editors:   Marianne O. Nielsen to Fall 1998, then Jena Snyder; Diane Walton in 2013
Formats:   digest
Prices:   C$5
Pagecounts:   84pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly at outset but quarterly from Fall 1992
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Ontario Review

Total Issues: 57 (to Dec-2002)

Joyce Carol Oates one of the founders; has published work by Margaret Atwood, Pinckney Benedict, Russell Banks, Donald Barthelme, Saul Bellow, Raymond Carver, Doris Lessing, Philip Roth. Although it does not publish a huge amount of fiction, Ontario Review "has one of the highest batting averages for prize-winning fiction in the field," (DeWitt Henry, Wilson Library Bulletin). Circulation 1,100.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1974 – Spring 2008: website
Publishers:   Ontario Review Press, Windsor, Ontario; 9 Honey Brook Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Raymond J. Smith (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   152pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Subtitled "A New Literary Magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  1989? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Bombshelter Press, Los Angeles
Editors:   Jack Grapes
Prices:   $7.00

On the Spot Detective Tales

see under New All-Action Stories

On-Time Railroad Stories

see under Near-Miss Western

Oomph Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1950: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Opaline Series

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1895
Publishers:   Hobart Pub.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Open City

Total Issues: 30

Tries to emulate Partisan Review from the 1940s. Has published Cyril Connolly, Jim Thompson. Publishes perhaps 10 stories per year. Circulation 5,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1990 – Dec-2010
Publishers:   Open City, 225 Lafayette Street, Suite 1114, New York, NY 10012 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Thomas Beller, Daniel Pinchbeck (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   200pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Open Confessions

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1948?
Publishers:   Scion Ltd.
Prices:   1/3d
Pagecounts:   30pp

The Open Road

Boys magazine encouraging the outdoor life. Ran regular stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1919 – Jul-1925?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Oct-1925 – Mar-1950, as The Open Road for Boys: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Apr-1950 – Jun-1953, as Open Road: The Young People's Magazine: FictionMags Index (Missing: all issues)
  Jul-1953 – Oct-1954?, as The American Boy—Open Road: FictionMags Index (Missing: all issues)


  Open Road Publications, Illinois


  in 1940: Clayton H. Ernst


  in 1940: 10c


  in 1940: 34pp



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