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American Family

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1948 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   American Family Publishing Corporation, Chicago
Editors:   John W. Mullen & Leslie Thorne
Formats:   US quarto
Prices:   5c
Frequency:   monthly

American Fantasy

Total Issues: 7

First two issues were non-fiction, an outgrowth of the Chicago Newsletter. When relaunched it was a high-gloss semi-pro slick with emphasis on good artwork and presentation. Two or three stories per issue. Authors include Tanith Lee, T.M. Wright, Mercedes Lackey, Elizabeth Engstrom.

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1982 – Winter 1988: Science Fiction Index (fiction and major articles only)
Publishers:   Robert & Nancy Garcia
Editors:   Robert & Nancy Garcia
Formats:   slick
Prices:   $4.95
Frequency:   quarterly, but no issues between May-1982 and Fall 1986
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American Fiction

Total Issues: 12

A series of booklets published in Britain during World War II. Most featured nude photographs on the covers, and are understandably quite rare now.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1944 – #12, 1946: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Utopian Publications Ltd., London
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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The American Girl

A female equivalent of The American Boy, originally a Girl Scout magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  1917 – 1920, as The Rally
  1920 – 1979, as The American Girl: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Frequency

  monthly
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American Health

Publishes occasional fiction, e.g. "Molly's Baby" by Pat Lowery Collins (Jun-1989).

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – ?
  ? – present, as Health Magazine

Publishers

  Time Health Media Inc.

Website

  www.health.com/health/

Formats

  slick?

Frequency

  monthly

The American Hebrew

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Nov-1935 – 14-Sep-1956
Publishers:   New York
Editors:   Florence Lindemann

American Home Literature

Total Issues: 49

Issues & Index Sources:  1892
Publishers:   International Book Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

American Homes

First to publish early stories by Jules Verne in translation; other authors include John Esten Cooke, Rebecca Harding Davis, Edward Eggleston.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1871 – Sep-1875

Publishers

  Charles H. Taylor, Cambridge, MA.

Editors

  1871 – 1874: Charles H. Taylor
  1874 – 1875: George Cary Eggleston

Frequency

  monthly

American Illustrated Magazine

see under Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly

American Indian Series

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1910
Publishers:   Arthur Westbrook (Cleveland)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

American Indian Weekly

Total Issues: 32

Dime novel series containing primarily frontier and western and Northwest Mounted Police stories set in Canadian territory or British North America.

Issues & Index Sources:  1-Dec-1910 – 6-Jul-1911: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Arthur Westbrook (Cleveland)
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The American Jewess

"The only magazine in the world devoted to the interests of Jewish women" - published occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1895 – Aug-1899
Publishers:   Rosa Sonneschein Co., 3756 Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois
Editors:   Rosa Sonneschein
Prices:   10c

The American Legion Magazine

Begun as the specialist organ of the American Legion, but "...reaching a heterogeneous audience of millions, the publication became a slick general interest magazine" (Theodore Peterson, Magazines in the Twentieth Century). Fiction included "The Long Watch" by Robert A. Heinlein (Dec-1949). See The American Legion Reader ed. Victor Lasky (Hawthorn, 1953).

Issues & Index Sources

  4-Jul-1919 – 18-Jun-1926, as The American Legion Weekly
  Jul-1926 – Jun-1937, as The American Legion Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jul-1937 – Jun-1981, as The American Legion Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Jul-1981 – present, as The American Legion

Website

  www.legion.org/magazine

Editors

  ? – 1924: Harold Ross
  1924 – 1939: John T. Winterich

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  4-Jul-1919 – 18-Jun-1926: weekly
  Jul-1926 – present: monthly
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American Letters and Commentary

Total Issues: 24 (as at Jan-2014)

An eclectic literary magazine featuring innovative and challenging writing in all forms. Each annual issue features a substantial and diverse selection of fiction, poetry, essays, translation, and critical opinion by renowned and up-and-coming writers.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – present
Publishers:   850 Park Avenue, Suite 5B, New York, NY 10021 (in 2002)
Website:   www.amletters.org
Editors:   Jeanne Beaumont & Anna Rabinowitz (in 1998 - 2002)
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
 

The American Library [1883]

Total Issues: 30

Issues & Index Sources:  5-May-1883 – 24-Nov-1883: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Donnelly, Lloyd & Co.
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The American Library [1885]

Total Issues: 30

"The American Library contains stories of adventure of the greatest variety, ashore and afloat. Original, Entertaining, and Instructive. Just the thing for "Young America." Every number will be complete."

Issues & Index Sources:  17-Oct-1885 – 8-May-1886: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   American Library Co.
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   24pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

American Literary Review

Publishes outstanding fiction, poetry, and essays from writers across the country.

Issues & Index Sources

  Spring 1990 – present

Publishers

  University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13827, Denton, TX 76203-1307 (in 2000 - 2002)

Website

  www.americanliteraryreview.com

Editors

  in 1998: Barbara Rodman
  in 2000 – 2002: Lee Martin
  in 2004: Corey Marks

Frequency

  twice yearly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


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