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Men's magazine that possibly never published any fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1960s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Newsline Publications
Editors:   Tracy Cabot (in 1969)
Prices:   50c (in 1969)

Confidential Detective (Cases)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources

  1942 – ?


  1942 – ?: Close-Up Inc., 1 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA and 241 Church St, New York, NY
  late 1950s – ?: Starling House Inc., 260 Park Ave. South, New York, NY, 201 Park Ave. South, and 235 Park Ave. South, New York, NY



Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

Conflict [1933]

Total Issues: 4

Sub-titled 'Tales of Fighting Adventurers' included fiction by Murray Leinster, Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, Wallace R. Bamber.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1933 – Sep/Oct-1934: Adventure Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 1
Publishers:   Centaur Publications, NY
Editors:   Frederick Gardener
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   25c, last issue 15c
Pagecounts:   256pp, first two issues. Pages dropped to 160 and 128 last two issues
Frequency:   quarterly but irregular
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Conflict—Stories of Suspense

Total Issues: 1

Despite the subtitle, the magazine provided a standard fare of murder and detective mystery short stories, all new, by prominent mystery authors. However, the debut issue failed to find favour, and the title was discontinued.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1953: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., 64 East Lake Street, Chicago 1, Illinois.
Editors:   Howard Browne
Formats:   digest
Prices:   35c
Pagecounts:   162pp
Frequency:   planned as quarterly
Sources:   Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Conflict [1955]

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1955 – Feb-1956
Prices:   25c
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Likes a mixture of experimental and traditional by the known and unknown. Has published William Styron, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen Dixon, Cynthia Ozick. Circulation, 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, Brookville, NY 11548-1300 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Martin Tucker (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   digest
Pagecounts:   up to 300pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Congress Magazine

"Congress is a bimonthly magazine featuring stories with strong plots and compelling characters, as well as the most voluptuous of carnal encounters".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-2016 – present
Publishers:   Clockpunk Studios, 9 Winona Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046
Editors:   Molly Tanzer
Formats:   online & ebook


Total Issues: 69 (to Fall 2017)

A noted college literary publishing "innovative fiction, poetry, criticism, drama, art and interviews by both emerging and established writers." Has published John Ashbery, Susan Howe, Ann Lauterbach, Patrick McGrath. Circulation 7,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1981 – present: website (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504 (in 1998); 21 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10003 (in 2000 - 2002)
Editors:   Bradford Morrow (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   400pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Total Issues: 1

"Conjurings is the fantasy specific periodical of White Cat Publications, LLC. Our goal is to present the very best examples of the genre we represent. We are a bi-annual publication publishing short stories, flash fiction, interviews, reviews, and columns."

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-2013: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   White Cat Publications, LLC
Editors:   Bartholomew Klick
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Conkey's Home Journal

see under American Home Journal

Connecticut Fireside

Full title seems to be "Connecticut Fireside & Review of Books". Volume 5 #1 was in 1977.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Publishers:   Hamden, Connecticut

The Connecticut Quarterly

"An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to the Literature, history, and Picturesque Features of Connecticut" which occasionally ran some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan/Feb/Mar-1895 – Oct/Nov/Dec-1898: FictionMags Index (fiction in sample issues only)
Publishers:   Connecticut Quarterly Co., Hartford, Conn.
Frequency:   quarterly

Connecticut Review

Emphasis on essays and reviews, but also runs fiction and poetry. "On hiatus" as of 2015.

Issues & Index Sources:  1968 – present
Publishers:   Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Editors:   currently Vivian Shipley
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   176pp
Frequency:   twice yearly


see under Man's Conquest

The Constance Library

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1894
Publishers:   Wm. J. Benners
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Constellary Tales

Total Issues: 3 (as at Jun-2019)

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2018 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #3, May-2019)
Editors:   Brian Hirt & Ken Gerber
Frequency:   quarterly
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Contact [1923]

Total Issues: 5+3=8

Second series, subtitled "An American Quarterly Review", published stories by Nathan Asch & Erskine Caldwell.

Issues & Index Sources

  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: FictionMags Index (partial issues only)


  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923: Robert McAlmon and William Carlos Williams
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: Moss and Kamin Bookstore


  Dec-1920 – Jul-1923: Robert McAlmon
  Feb-1932 – Oct-1932: Nathanael West

Contact [1958]

Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "the San Francisco journal of new writing, art and ideas", published several short stories including Ray Bradbury's "The Great Collision of Monday Last".

Issues & Index Sources:  1958 – Feb/Mar-1965: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Roger Roughton, London
Editors:   Roger Roughton
Frequency:   mostly monthly, but last 2 issues quarterly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

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