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Stage Stories

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1929 – Apr-1929: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Dell Publishing
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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The Stake

A satirical magazine which takes the line that "our planet is indeed dying, and the people who are killing it have names and addresses, but why not sit on our hands and laugh until the bitter end?"

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   III Publishing, P.O. Box 170363, San Francisco, CA 94117-0363, USA
Formats:   A4
Prices:   $3.95
Pagecounts:   36pp


A heavy emphasis on poetry and international fiction with occasional special issues, e.g. Eastern European literature, Australian literature, etc. Also sponsors an international fiction contest. Emphasis on social injustice issues and relationship with community. Publishes 10-12 stories per year. Incorporating Three Arts Quarterly and the North East Arts Review.

Issues & Index Sources:  1952 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Sader1 1952 - 1970 only; CommLit 1964 - 1992 only)
Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines
Publishers:   Jon Silkin (London until 1966, then Newcastle); under aegis of University of Leeds
Editors:   Jon Silkin with various co-editors; currently John Kinsella & Michael Hulse (2000)
Formats:   first issue was mimeographed; became a pocketbook; now A5
Prices:   95p (in 1983)
Pagecounts:   84pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Standard Designer

see under The Designer

Standard Fiction Series

Total Issues: 41

Issues & Index Sources:  1894
Publishers:   Eastern Book
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Fiction Series

Total Issues: 48

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   Laird & Lee
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Fiction Series

Total Issues: 50

Issues & Index Sources:  1894
Publishers:   Optimus
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Journal

see under The Halfpenny Standard Journal

Standard Library

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1881
Publishers:   Haney
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Library / Series

Total Issues: 130

Issues & Index Sources:  1880 – 1884
Publishers:   Funk & Wagnalls
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Literature Series

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1896
Publishers:   University Pub.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Series

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  1880
Publishers:   I. K. Funk
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Series of Paper Novels

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1899
Publishers:   International Book Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Standard Stories

Total Issues: 11

Mostly reprints; superseded by Best-Story Magazine. Full title Standard Stories incorporating The Smart Set initially at least.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1925 – May-1926: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#superseded by Best-Story Magazine


  Hutchinson and Co., 34-36 Paternoster Row, London EC4


  probably Evelyn Hornibrook


  standard pulp








  The Age of the Storytellers
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The Standing Stone


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1990s
Publishers:   Ebenrock Enerprises
Editors:   Gordon R. Menzies, Ontario, Canada

Stanley Ellin's Mystery Magazine

THIS DID NOT EXIST! USA; published "Fool's Mate" by Stanley Ellin, 1948

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1948

Staple New Writing

Mainstream poems and short stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  1982 – ?: Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines (1985 - 1986 only)
Publishers:   Matlock Bath, Derbyshire
Editors:   Bob Windsor & Donald Measham (in 1997)
Frequency:   quarterly

The Star

London evening newspaper that ran from 1888 to 1960.

The Star had a long tradition of publishing short stories and serials, with many well-known authors contributing their work to the paper down the years. Famous writers whose stories appeared in The Star include Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Arthur Conan Doyle, Israel Zangwill, Emile Zola, Walter de la Mare, Katharine Tynan, Ursula Bloom and Richmal Crompton. Fiction featured prominently in The Star for much of its lifespan.

Issues & Index Sources:  1888 – 1960: An Index to the Fiction Published in The Star
Frequency:   daily

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