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Peerless Series

Total Issues: 140

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 1902
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Peewit Series / Peewit Books

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1939
Publishers:   A. Wheaton & Co., Exeter
Pagecounts:   36pp

Pegasus Online

Amateur online magazine

Issues & Index Sources:  1997? – 1999?
Editors:   Scott F. Marlowe

Peg's Companion

Total Issues: 572

"Weekly fiction title for girls. Long complete stories from 8,000 to 10,000 words. Serial stories, strong love interest."

Incorporated into Films and Fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  29-Oct-1921 – 22-Oct-1932: Story Paper Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Newnes; C. Arthur Pearson
Formats:   digest (octavo)
Prices:   2d
Frequency:   weekly (every Tuesday)

Peg's Paper

Total Issues: 1108

Young women's story paper whose title has become archetypal for the fiction periodicals of its class.

Issues & Index Sources

  15-May-1919 – 10-Aug-1940: Story Paper Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Glamour (UK)


  C. Arthur Pearson, later Newnes


  Miss N.W. Kennedy


  story paper





Pembroke Magazine

Total Issues: 47 (as at May-2015)

Pembroke Magazine features "poetry, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, and visual art from North Carolina, the United States, and beyond".

Issues & Index Sources:  1969 – present
Publishers:   University of North Carolina
Editors:   Jessica Pitchford (in 2015)

Penguin New Writing

Total Issues: 40

Published many major writers including Elizabeth Bowen, Graham Greene, Frank O'Connor, Osbert Sitwell, Laurie Lee, William Sansom, Dylan Thomas.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1940 – 1950: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Penguin Books, Harmondsworth
Editors:   John Lehmann
Formats:   pocketbook
Frequency:   monthly to #8 (Jul-1941), quarterly to #28 (Jul-1946) then irregular
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Penguin Parade

Total Issues: 11+3=14

Closer to a magazine than Penguin New Writing, although both are arguably anthologies with a variety of features. Fiction was new and reprint, including H.E. Bates, Stephen Vincent Benet, James G. Cozzens, Sean O'Faolain, Herbert Read, Irwin Shaw, Katherine Anne Porter.

Issues & Index Sources

  1937 – 1945: FictionMags Index
  1947 – 1948: FictionMags Index


  Penguin Books


  1937 – 1945: Cenys Kilham Roberts
  1947 – 1948: Jack Morpurgo




  intended as quarterly, but irregular

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Peninsular Magazine

Total Issues: 23 (to Dec-2001)

Fiction-carrying small-press "literary magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  1996 – in 2000s
Publishers:   Cherrybite Publications, Linden Cottage, 45 Burton Road, Little Neston, Cheshire, CH64 4AE
Editors:   Shelagh Nugent (in 1997 - 2001)
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £3.50
Pagecounts:   88pp
Frequency:   quarterly

The Penn Monthly Magazine

"Devoted to the Literary, Scientific, and Social Interests of the Commonwealth and the Nation."

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1870 – 1892?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   American News Company, Philadelphia
Pagecounts:   40pp
Frequency:   monthly

The Penny Atlas

Total Issues: 128

See Waite The Quest for Bloods p.77 (n.211)

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1842 – Feb-1845?
Publishers:   Edward Lloyd
Formats:   small tabloid
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

A Penny Dreadful

Subtitled "a new magazine for writers & readers".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb-1988 – ?
Publishers:   Penny Dreadful, Cooran, Queensland

Penny Dreadful (US)

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1996 – #15, 2004: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Pendragonian Publications,PO Box 719, New York, NY 10101
Editors:   Michael Pendragon
Formats:   octavo s/b
Prices:   $5.00
Pagecounts:   140
Email Address:
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The Penny Dreadfull

Gothic fanzine that published some fiction by Brian Stableford.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s
Publishers:   72 Fern Dene Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4RX
Editors:   Angela Readman

Penny Illustrated Paper

A cheap illustrated weekly newspaper.

Issues & Index Sources:  1861 – 1913
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   weekly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

The Penny Magazine [1832]

Circulation peaked at 200,000 after a year; declined to 25,000. Mostly non-fiction but did publish several interesting stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  31-Mar-1832 – 27-Dec-1845: Index to Periodical Literature
  3-Jan-1846 – 26-Dec-1846, as Knight's Penny Magazine


  1832 – 1845: Charles Knight for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
  1846: Charles Knight


  Charles Knight (from 1846 at least)



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