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Astral Dimensions

Country: US
Total Issues: 6


Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1975 – Fall 1977: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Chris Marler & Mark Jacobs; Staatsburg, NY
Editors:   Chris Marler & Mark Jacobs
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   70c-$1.50
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Country: US
Total Issues: 8

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1987 – Jun-1989: Science Fiction Index
Keys to Other Doors
Publishers:   Cryptic Publications
Editors:   Robert M. Price
Formats:   octavo
Prices:   $4.50
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Country: UK
Total Issues: 2


Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1952 – Summer 1953: FictionMags Index (Missing: Summer 1952)
Publishers:   Nor'West Science Fantasy Club
Editors:   Paul L. Sowerby & Harry Turner


Country: US

Online poetry magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2003 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


Country: US

Magazine publishing works in translation.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-2011 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Formats:   online


Country: UK
Total Issues: 132

Notable children's magazine; authors included Mrs Molesworth, Robert Louis Stevenson.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1887 – Sep-1898: Story Paper Index


  1887 – 1890: Hatchards
  1890 – 1892: Trischler & Co.
  1892 – 1898: Marshall Bros., London


  1887 – 1892: L.T. Meade, with various co-eds
  1892 – 1896: A.B. Symington
  1896 – 1898: Edwin Oliver







Mentioned in:   The Age of the Storytellers

The Athenaeum

Country: UK

One of the most widely circulated and influential weekly literary reviews of the Victorian era, it set the standard for nonpartisan, professional criticism of literature (both English and foreign), art, music, drama, and science.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1828 – Feb-1921: Index to Periodical Literature (1882 - 1906 only)

#merges with The Nation


  Jan-1828 – May-1830: James Silk Buckingham
  Jun-1830 – 1846: Charles Wentworth Dilke
  1846 – 1853: T.K. Hervey
  1853 – 1869: Hepworth Dixon
  1869 – 1871: John Doran
  1871 – 1900: Norman MacColl



Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

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Country: US
Total Issues: 7

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1989 – Jul-1990
Editors:   Jim McCabe

The Athenian Mercury

Country: UK

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1691 – 1697
Publishers:   John Dunton


Country: US
Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1939 – Apr-1940: Sports Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1939; Dec-1939)
Publishers:   Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   monthly
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Sports in the Pulp Magazines

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Athletes Story Book

Country: UK
Total Issues: 15

Incorporated into Great Fights (adult magazine).

Issues & Index Sources:  19-Oct-1909 – 25-Jan-1910
Publishers:   Health & Strength
Pagecounts:   36pp
Frequency:   weekly

At Home and Abroad [1870]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 44

Issues & Index Sources:  23-Feb-1870 – 21-Dec-1870
Publishers:   H. Lea
Frequency:   weekly

At Home and Abroad [1879]

see under The Wesleyan Juvenile Offering

Atkinson's Casket

see under Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine


see under Perry Rhodan

Atlanta Review

Country: US

Emphasis is on poetry but also publishes short fiction and interviews with an international perspective. Does not pay for contributions. Circulation about 6,000 copies.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1994 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Daniel Veach, P.O. Box 8248, Atlanta, GA 31106 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Daniel Veach (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Frequency:   twice yearly
Mentioned in:   Directory of Literary Magazines 1999, O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Atlantic Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 43

This series started at number 26 because the first 25 numbers were called the Heart Series.

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1915: Dime Novel Bibliography (incomplete)
Publishers:   Max Stein, 508 S. State St., Chicago
Formats:   7 1/8" x 4 1/4"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   75 to 100pp
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Atlantic Monthly

Country: US
Total Issues: 1707 (to 1-2000)

Although initially it relied heavily on New England, under Howell the magazine broadened its appeal. Circulation 100,000 in 1921 and about 260,000 in 1961. Authors include Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Henry James, Sarah Orne Jewett, Booker T. Washington, Edward Everett Hale. Still a strong magazine of review and comment in 1999, publishing about one short story per issue; absorbed Galaxy in Feb 1878.

The cover title changed to just The Atlantic twice (Jul-1932 - Jun-1971; Apr-1981 - Oct-1993) but the magazine continued to be called The Atlantic Monthly until 2007 when it was formally renamed The Atlantic.

From 2005 stopped publishing fiction in each issue in favour of an annual all-fiction issue (in August).

Address in 1998 - 2002 was 77 N. Washington Street, Boston, MA 02114.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1857 – 2006: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole to 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
  2007 – present, as The Atlantic



  Nov-1857 – Oct-1859: Phillips, Sampson & Co., Boston
  1859 – 1874: Ticknor & Fields, and successors, Boston
  1874 – 1908: H.O. Houghton
  Aug-1908 – present: Atlantic Monthly


  Nov-1857 – Jun-1861: James Russell Lowell
  Jul-1861 – Jul-1871: James T. Fields
  Aug-1871 – Jan-1881: W. Dean Howells
  Feb-1881 – Mar-1890: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  Apr-1890 – Jul-1898: Horace E. Scudder
  Aug-1898 – Jul-1899: Walter Hines Page
  Aug-1899 – Jul-1909: Bliss Perry
  Aug-1909 – Jun-1938: Ellery Sedgwick
  Jul-1938 – 1966: Edward Weeks
  present: C. Michael Curtis


  standard, moving to large slick format in Jul-1942



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Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

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Atlantic News Popular Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Atlantic News Company, Boston
Prices:   25c
Frequency:   Monthly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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