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Woman's Magazine and Girls' Own Paper

see under Girl's Own Paper

The Woman's Magazine (US)

see under New Idea Woman's Magazine

Woman's Mirror

"Fiction: serial stories should have a flavour of realism... not more than six parts of 6000 words each; no escapist love stories, but honest romance welcome and occasional mystery; one short story per week (3000 words)".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications Ltd, Fleetway House, Farringdon St., London EC4
Editors:   Jodi Hyland (in 1962); Joy Scully (in 1964)
Frequency:   weekly

Woman's Outlook

"Sentimental or family life short stories... about 2500 words".

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – ?
Publishers:   Co-operative Press Ltd, 418 Chester Rd., Manchester, Manchester 16
Editors:   Doreen Browne (in 1962)
Frequency:   monthly

Woman's Own

Published "What to Tell Santos" by Molly Brown (21-May-1990)

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Pearson, later Newnes, later IPC

Editors

  in 1962: George A. Rogers
  in 1997: Keith McNeill
  1998 – 2001: Terry Tavner
  Jan-2002 – present: Elsa McAlonan

Formats

  tabloid

Prices

  3d (in 1945)

Frequency

  weekly

Website:   www.womansown.co.uk

Woman's Pictorial

Authors include F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – 1956: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   Harold W. Snoad
Formats:   8.75" x 11.5"
Prices:   4½d (in 1954)
Frequency:   weekly

Woman's Realm

Published romance and crime short stories and serials including work by Antonia Fraser, Celia Fremlin, Paula Gosling.

Issues & Index Sources:  1958 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   IPC
Editors:   currently Kathy Watson
Formats:   tabloid slick
Frequency:   weekly

The Woman's Record

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Woman's Record, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Frequency:   monthly

Woman's Story Magazine

see under My Story Magazine

Woman's Way

Ireland's biggest-selling weekly women's magazine with a circulation of 66,260. It was set up in 1963.

Woman's Way covers human interest stories, particularly with an Irish interest, celebrity interviews (Irish and international), fashion, interiors, beauty, health, travel, fiction, etc.

Issues & Index Sources:  1963 – present
Publishers:   Smurfit Publications, Dublin (in 1997); Harmonia (in 2015)
Editors:   Celine Naughton (in 1997)
Frequency:   weekly
Website:   www.womansway.ie

Woman's Weekly

One of the longest running women's general interest magazines but with a heavy interest in short fiction and serials.

Issues & Index Sources

  1911 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, later IPC

Editors

  in 1962: Jean Twiddy
  in 1997: Olwen Rice
  in 2002 – in 2004: Gilly Sinclair

Formats

  small tabloid

Prices

  in 2002: 66p

Pagecounts

  in 2002: 68pp

Frequency

  weekly

Related Sites

  Wikipedia

Website:   www.womansweekly.com
 
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Woman's Weekly Fiction Special

Fiction companion magazine to long-standing women's magazine Woman's Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 2000: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   IPC Media
Editors:   in 2000: Olwen Rice
Formats:   small tabloid
Frequency:   bimonthly

Woman's Weekly Library

No. 1 contained "The Changing Years" by Denise Robins; No. 1250, May 1975, contained "Golden Isle" by Nancy Barnard; the series probably ceased publication in the 1980s.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1962 – ?
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications, later IPC Magazines
Formats:   small booklet, 64pp, initially priced 1/- (8 new pence by 1975)
Frequency:   twice-monthly, increasing to 12 a month by 1975

Woman's World [1884]

Women's magazine that published occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1884 – 1940
Related Sites:   MagazineArt
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The Woman's World [1886]

Total Issues: 48

Designed as the first social magazine for women. Under Reid published little fiction but under Wilde actively promoted fiction and poetry amongst its normal farrago of social, cultural and artistic issues. Authors were mostly women -- Olive Schreiner, Lady Wilde, Marie Corelli, G.L. Craik, Violet Fane.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1886 – Oct-1887, as The Lady's World
  Nov-1887 – Oct-1890, as The Woman's World

Publishers

  Cassell, London

Editors

  Nov-1886 – Mar-1887: Wemyss Reid
  Apr-1887 – Aug-1889: Oscar Wilde
  Sep-1889 – Oct-1889: Arthur Fish?

Formats

  standard

Prices

  1/-

Frequency

  monthly

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Woman's World [1906]

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1906 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Formats:   7" x 10.2" (in 1916); 7.5" x 11" (in 1946)
Prices:   1d (in 1916); 3d (in 1946)
Frequency:   weekly

Woman's World [1986]

Every issue features one short romance story, and a shorter mystery. Published "The Lost Angel" by Mary Higgins Clark (2-Dec-1986)

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1986 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   Stephanie Saible (in 2002)
Formats:   slick tabloid
Prices:   $1.49 (in 2002)
Frequency:   weekly
Website:   www.womansworldmag.com

Woman's World Library

"Complete romantic and family novels of 50,000 words, with accent on love interest".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s
Publishers:   Fleetway Publications Ltd, Fleetway House, Farringdon St., London EC4
Frequency:   twice-monthly

Woman's World Series

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1896
Publishers:   J.H. Plummer
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


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