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Yankee Western Shorts

see under Yankee Shorts


Total Issues: 6?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1941 – Nov-1941?: FictionMags Index (Missing: Sep-1941, any after Nov-1941)
Publishers:   Yarns Publishing Co., Montreal

Yawning Vortex

Total Issues: 10


Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1994 – Jul/Aug-1997
Publishers:   Tsathoggua Press
Editors:   Perry Grayson
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Total Issues: 4

A "shared universe" fanmagazine for ElfQuest fans, authorized by the Pinis - the first issue was subtitled "The Elfquest Companion". While the cartoonish cover (elves and nerdish human kids roast marshmellows over fire together) makes it look like a comic/graphic art book, it's actually (almost) all text and mostly fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1982 – ?: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #4)
Publishers:   WaRP Graphics, 2 Reno Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Editors:   Jane Fancher & Richard Pini
Formats:   8.5" x 11"
Prices:   $3.95
Pagecounts:   96pp
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The Year's Best Fantastic Fiction

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  v1 #1, 1995 – v2 #1, 1998: Science Fiction Index
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The Yellow Advertiser

Local newspaper serving the Essex area.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Yellow Bat Review

Total Issues: 6

A pocket sized journal of eclectic writing. "We primarily publish poetry, but also publish some very short prose. Yellow Bat Review aims to provide a forum for both mainstream and genre writings in all their various forms and styles."

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2001 – Feb-2004: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #2, Winter 2002)
Publishers:   Yellow Bat Review, 220 Sullivan Way, B15, Trenton, NJ 08628
Editors:   Craig Sernotti
Prices:   $2.50
Pagecounts:   28pp
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The Yellow Book [1894]

Total Issues: 13

The most memorable and decadent literary and artistic quarterly of the 1890s. Remembered for its artwork by Aubrey Beardsley. Authors include Baron Corvo, George Gissing, H.G. Wells, John Buchan, E. Nesbit, Richard Le Gallienne, Henry James, Ella D'Arcy.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1894 – Apr-1897: The Yellow Book: A Checklist and Index


  Apr-1894 – Jul-1894: Elkin Mathews and John Lane
  Oct-1894 – Apr-1897: John Lane


  Henry Harland (Aubrey Beardsley served as art editor for the first four vols)


  hardcover book format (heavily illustrated)







Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers

Yellow Book [1910]

Total Issues: 100?

Reprint magazine binding unsold copies of Breezy Stories and Young's Magazine. Still around in 1947.

Issues & Index Sources:  1910? – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   C.H. Young Publishing Co. Inc.
Editors:   Cashel St. J. Pomeroy
Formats:   huge pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   458pp
Frequency:   quarterly (#60 in 1929)
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Yellow Book [1897]

see also under Ainslee's Magazine

The Yellow Dog

Total Issues: 1

A monthly short-story magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1901
Publishers:   Chicago
Frequency:   monthly

The Yellow Kid

See under Ainslee's Magazine

The Yellow Magazine

Total Issues: 130

Like The Red Magazine, it published a mixture of adventure, humorous, and supernatural stories; heavy on sf and fantasy in its early issues it shifted to more romantic stories towards the end. Authors include James Barr, Coutts Brisbane, A.M. Burrage, Owen Oliver, Douglas Newton, Fred M. White, Edmund Snell.

In 1926 its publication slot was taken over by All-Story Magazine, a completely different product.

Issues & Index Sources:  23-Sep-1921 – 17-Sep-1926: FictionMags Index (Missing: #21, #49-#60, #73-#84 & #97-#130)
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   John Stock
Formats:   small pulp size (8.5" x 7")
Prices:   7d at first; later 6d
Frequency:   fortnightly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Yellow Medicine Review

Subtitled "A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought", the magazine "encourages submissions from indigenous perspectives in the area of fiction, poetry, scholarly essays, and art. We define indigenous universally as representative of all pre-colonial peoples."

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2007 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Department of English, Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, MN 56258
Prices:   $12.50

The Yellow Sign

Total Issues: 8 (as at Apr-2019)

"An occasional magazine devoted to the 'King in Yellow' Mythos of Robert W. Chambers".

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-2006 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #7, Jan-2017)
Publishers:   Rainfall Books
Editors:   John B. Ford & Steve Lines
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £7.00; £4.00
Pagecounts:   40pp
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Yellow Silk: Journal of Erotic Arts

Total Issues: 48

Erotic journal of fiction and poetry. Authors and artists who have appeared in Yellow Silk: Sigmund Abeles, Kim Addonizio, Angela Ball, Robert Bly, Angela Carter, Marilyn Chin, Wanda Coleman, Judy Dater, Margaret Drabble, Lee Durkee, Louise Erdrich, Susan Griffin, Marilyn Hacker, Jane Hirshfield, Ha Jin, Galway Kinnell, William Kotzwinkle, Dorianne Laux, Mary Mackey, Carole Maso, W.S. Merwin, Bharati Mukherjee, D. Nurkse, Mayumi Oda, Sharon Olds, Mary Oliver, Octavio Paz, Marge Piercy, Andrew Schelling, Ntozake Shange, Robert Silverberg, Terry Tempest Williams, Robert Wrigley, and many more....

Issues & Index Sources:  1981 – 1996

Yellow Star Library

Total Issues: 144

Issues & Index Sources:  1956 – 1961
Publishers:   C. Arthur Pearson (Newnes)
Pagecounts:   68pp


Fiction, poetry, drama, novel excerpts, literary reviews and essays. Has published Robert Coover, Jim Earley. Circulation 750.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1993 – present
Publishers:   University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Editors:   Lisa Kerr
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   80pp
Frequency:   twice yearly

Yes or No

Total Issues: 737+61=798

Another Shurey weekly story paper. It usually published a serial or two plus two or three short stories. Authors include E.R. Punshon, Captain F.H. Shaw, Clive Pemberton, Douglas Newton.

The first series was subtitled The Saturday Magazine and the second subtitled The Yellow Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  21-Mar-1904 – 27-Apr-1918
  28-Feb-1921 – 24-Apr-1922: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  Harry Shurey


  21-Mar-1904 – 31-Jul-1905: Charles Shurey
  7-Aug-1905 – 24-Apr-1922: Isabel Thorne


  21-Mar-1904 – 31-Jul-1905: tabloid
  7-Aug-1905 – 24-Apr-1922: large digest




  64pp (reduced to 32pp during WW1)



Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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