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War Story

Total Issues: 8?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1957 – Feb-1960?
Publishers:   Charlton Publications
Sources:   It's a Man's World
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War Thriller

see under The Thriller


Total Issues: 83 (as at Sep-2015)

Literary journal of Afro-Caribbean slant; "short stories, poetry, reviews, essays". Featured writers include: Nadine Gordimer, Caryl Phillips, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureishi, Kelwyn Sole, Benjamin Zephaniah, Maggie Gee, E A Markham, Jackie Kay and many more outstanding international writers and poets.

Issues & Index Sources:  1984 – present
Publishers:   University of London
Editors:   Susheila Nasta (in 1997)
Frequency:   twice-yearly

Wascana Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1966 – 2012
Publishers:   English Dept., University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4S 0A2, Canada (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Kathleen Wall (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   twice yearly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Washington Post

A major daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C., with a particular emphasis on national politics and the federal government which has published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Dec-1877 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Nash Holdings (in 2019)
Editors:   Martin Baron (in 2019)
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Washington Review

D.C.-area arts magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 1998?
Publishers:   P.O. Box 50132, Washington, DC 20091-0132 (in 2002)
Editors:   in 1998: Joe Ross (literary editor); Clarissa K. Wittenberg (in 2002)
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Washington Square

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   Creative Writing Program, New York University, 19 University Place, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003-4556 (in 2000 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


San Francisco's Wasp was the West Coast equivalent to New York City's Puck.

Issues & Index Sources:  5-Aug-1876 – 25-Apr-1941
Editors:   1-Jan-1881 – 11-Sep-1885: Ambrose Bierce
Frequency:   weekly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia

Water Way Tales

Subtitled "The Magazine of the Great Lakes".

Issues & Index Sources:  1907? – 1921?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Advertising Dept., Detroit & Cleveland Navigation Company, Detroit
Frequency:   annual

Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine

Primarily a "muckraking journal", but also ran some poetry and fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  Mar-1905 – Feb-1906, as Tom Watson's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Mar-1906 – Dec-1906, as Watson's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  1907 – ?, as Watson's Jeffersonian Magazine


  Thomas E. Watson


  Thomas E. Watson



The Wave [1890]

A weekly magazine published in San Francisco, which began when the Southern Pacific railroad decided to finance a journal which would attract visitors to its Del Monte Hotel.

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1900: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   John O'Hara Cosgrave

The Wave [1922]

Total Issues: 8

Little magazine, mostly poetry, fiction, artwork and occasional essays. Stories by Arthur Machen, Vincent Starrett, William Saphier, Haniel Long, Ben Hecht. Last issue was apparently mailed to subscribers from Denmark where the publisher had fled due to debts. Starrett never saw that final issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1922 – Oct-1924: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Hinrichson & Lunoe, Chicago
Editors:   Vincent Starrett
Formats:   review size
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   46/58pp
Frequency:   started as monthly but irregular after issue #2 (roughly quarterly).
Related Sites:   Vincent Starret Blog

The Waverley Magazine

Dow discovered budding amateur authors would pay him to publish their stories. Dow opened this opportunity to subscribers only and apparently never paid a cent for anything he published. He pirated many UK serials such as "Bleak House".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1850 – ?
Publishers:   Moses A. Dow, Boston
Editors:   Moses A. Dow
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   weekly; later monthly

Waverly Library [1879]

Total Issues: 236+117=353

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1879 – 1886


  Beadle and Adams


  Nov-1879 – May-1884: quarto
  Jun-1884 – 1886: octavo

Related Sites

  American Women's Dime Novel Project

Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Waverly Library [1899]

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1899 – 1900
Publishers:   Ivers
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Wax Dragon

Total Issues: 3


Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1977 – #3, 1980: Science Fiction Index
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Total Issues: 6

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2013 – Nov-2013: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Darryl Knickrehm & David Rees-Thomas
Editors:   Darryl Knickrehm & David Rees-Thomas
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