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The Emerald [1868]

Total Issues: 131

Subtitled "An Illustrated Literary Journal" this primarily reprinted Irish stories for the Irish immigrant population. Became "American Celt".

Issues & Index Sources

  8-Feb-1868 – 6-Aug-1870: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  1868 – 1869: McBride & Marrat, Publishers, 8 Spruce Street, New York
  1869 – 1870: Emerald Publishing Co.

Formats

  14" x 10"

Prices

  8c

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

The Emerald [1806]

see under The Boston Weekly Magazine

Emerson Bennett's Works

Issues & Index Sources:  ?: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Emerson's Magazine and Putnam's Monthly

see under The United States Magazine

Emerson's United States Magazine

see under The United States Magazine

The Empire

Total Issues: 10?

A continuance of The London Miscellany.

Issues & Index Sources:  16-Mar-1867 – 18-May-1867?
Publishers:   William Barrett
Editors:   Charles Stevens
Formats:   tabloid large quarto
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

Empire for the SF Writer

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Editors:   Mark J. McGarry & Ron Rogers
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Empire Frontier

see under The Frontier (UK)

Empire Library [1892]

Total Issues: 39

Issues & Index Sources:  1892: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   International Book Company, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Mission Place, New York
Formats:   7 1/4 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   200 to 250
Frequency:   Tri-weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Empire Library [1910]

Total Issues: 36

Issues & Index Sources

  19-Feb-1910 – 22-Oct-1910

#becomes Empire Library (New Series)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Percy Griffith

Pagecounts

  20pp; 24pp from #28

Frequency

  weekly

Empire Library (New Series)

Total Issues: 28

The earliest issues were entitled Empire Enlarged Library.

Issues & Index Sources

  29-Oct-1910 – 6-May-1911

#incorporated into Boys' Realm Sports Library

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Percy Griffith

Formats

  tabloid

Pagecounts

  8pp

Frequency

  weekly

Empire News

Published a number of Leslie Charteris's "Saint" stories in the 1930s.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – ?
Editors:   fiction editor, Bill McElroy in 1932
Frequency:   weekly

Empire Programme Pamphlet

see under London Calling

Empire Review

Total Issues: 535

Mostly non-fiction but carried occasional stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1901 – Aug-1943
  Sep-1943 – Autumn 1951, as Commonwealth and Empire Review

Editors

  C. Kinloch Cooke at outset

Frequency

  mostly monthly, quarterly towards end

Empire Series

Total Issues: 50

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1920
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Empress Novelette

Total Issues: 1441

Saw 227 issues as The Empress Novelette before new series launched in 1901.

Issues & Index Sources

  22-Mar-1897 – 1901
  1901 – 1902, as Empress Dainty Novels
  1902 – 1924, as Dainty Novels: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Shurey

Formats

  large digest (octavo)

Frequency

  weekly

Emu Review

Total Issues: 3

Emu Review started in the fall of 1997 as a byproduct of its mother organization, the English Majors Union (EMU). The organization was created to foster a conducive environment for English majors at the University of Vermont. "On hiatus" as of 2002.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall/Winter 1997 – Spring 2000
Publishers:   400 Old Mill UVM, Burlington, VT 05405 (in 2000)
Email Address:   uvmemu@zoo.uvm.edu
Frequency:   irregular
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

Encore

A reprint magazine of high literary standards, describing itself as "a continuing anthology" with "nothing condensed or synposized." It ran for at least three years. Although much of the contents were non-fiction or poetry, writers of fiction represented with short stories or novel extracts include Sherwood Anderson, Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, O. Henry, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Frank Norris, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Emile Zola. The LoC register this as a book/anthology, not a periodical.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1942 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Encore Press

Editors

  Feb-1942 – Dec-1944: Dent Smith
  Jan-1945 – ?: Norman Cousins

Formats

  digest

Prices

  25c

Frequency

  monthly

Encounter

Caused a stir when it was revealed in 1967 it had been part funded by the CIA! A literary and critical review of the arts, it also published much fiction including work by Bertolt Brecht, Albert Camus, Jorge Luis Borges, Harold Pinter, Alan Sillitoe, Paul Bowles, Lawrence Durrell, Boris Pasternak, Vladimir Nabokov, Saul Bellow, William Faulkner, Robert Penn Warren, J. G. Ballard. Circulation peaked at about 40,000 in early 1960s.

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1953 – Sep-1990

Publishers

  Oct-1953 – Jun-1964: Secker & Warburg
  Jul-1964 – ?: Congress for Cultural Freedom/ Encounter

Editors

  Oct-1953 – Jan-1966: Stephen Spender
  Jan-1966 – Jun-1967: Frank Kermode
  Aug-1967 – Oct-1970: Nigel Dennis
  Dec-1970 – Feb-1973: D.J. Enright
  Mar-1973 – ?: Anthony Thwaite

Formats

  standard; later pocketbook

Frequency

  monthly to 1981; then 10 issues per year (Jun/Jul and Sep/Oct combined)

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Encounters Magazine

Total Issues: 6+4=10

Contemporary or dark fantasy, scifi, horror and stories with a paranormal twist. Went online in 2011.

Issues & Index Sources

  1988 – Oct/Nov-1991: Science Fiction Index (Missing: v1 #1, v1 #2, v2 #1, v2 #2)
  Fall 2009 – Nov/Dec-2010: Science Fiction Index

Publishers

  Black Matrix Publishing, Grants Pass, OR.

Website

  www.blackmatrixpub.com

Editors

  Guy Kenyon
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The End

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  1993 – Apr-1997: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #5, 1997)
Publishers:   Necropolitan Press; Westborough, MA.
Editors:   Jeffrey Thomas
 
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