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Festival Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1951
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Fiction [1867]

Ran "tales and romances."

Issues & Index Sources:  1867
Publishers:   John Dicks, London
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   weekly

Fiction [1903]

Total Issues: 15

Issues & Index Sources:  4-Feb-1903 – 13-May-1903: FictionMags Index (Missing: 18-Feb-1903)
Publishers:   J.H. Buxton, Junior, & Co., 54 Fleet Street, London
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Fiction Magazine [1943]

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1943 – Apr-1943: General Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Ideal Publishing Corp.
Formats:   bedsheet
Frequency:   mostly monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Fiction [1972]

Academic literary magazine which has published work by Russell Banks, Donald Barthelme, Raymond Carver, Jerome Charyn, Albert Guerard, John Hawkes, Alice Hoffman, Joseph McElroy, Joyce Carol Oates, Ronald Sukenick, etc. Looks for innovation and the unusual. Circulation 3,000: 1972-1996, available online at website.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1972 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., The City College of New York, New York, NY 10031 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.fictioninc.com (or www.ccny.cuny.edu/fiction/fiction.htm)
Editors:   Mark Jay Mirsky (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   200pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Fiction

Total Issues: 9

Subtitled "a magazine for the arts of storytelling", the magazine was published irregularly, but was always filled with topnotch fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. It was the "elder sister" to Galileo.

The first four issues were produced as an amateur publication by an unpaid staff of two as a means of learning how to produce a professional publication.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1972 – 1976: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Avenue Victor Hugo Publishers, Boston
Editors:   Vincent McCaffrey
Formats:   A4
Prices:   $1.00 (last issue $1.50)
Pagecounts:   72pp
Frequency:   irregular

The Fiction Magazine [1982]

General literary fiction magazine; published special sf issue Jul/Aug-1987; retitled Fiction from Apr-1988

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1982 – Aug-1988?: Miller/Contento (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Keith Young, London
Editors:   Judy Cooke; Chris Maillard from Apr-1988
Formats:   quarto for last five issues
Frequency:   quarterly; monthly from Apr-1988

Fiction [1988]

see also under The Fiction Magazine

Fiction and Fashion

Featured a short novel and assorted fashion items in each issue, along with book reviews and other miscellanea.

Issues & Index Sources:  27-Sep-1890 – 1891?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fiction Publishing Co. Ltd., 6 Wine Office Court, Fleet Street, London
Prices:   1d
Pagecounts:   20pp
Frequency:   weekly

Fiction Feast

Companion fiction magazine to Take a Break, a weekly magazine of true-life stories, given as Take a Break's Fiction Feast on the cover.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1998? – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   H. Bauer Publishing
Website:   www.bauer.co.uk/magazines/take-breaks-fiction-feast
Editors:   John Dale
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   monthly

Fiction Furnace

Small press fiction magazine containing some sf and fantasy.

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1993: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Hyperbook Publishing Company, 17 Ankermoor Close, Shard End, BRIMINGHAM, B34 6TF.
Editors:   John Williams
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £1.75
Pagecounts:   43pp
Frequency:   quarterly

Fiction International

Goes for controversial themes and treatment, with wide international coverage. It has published works by William Burroughs, Robert Coover, Edmund White, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Abish, Kathy Acker, Alberto Moravia, Pierre Guyotat, George Perec, Michel Serres, Claribel Alegria, Tadeus Konwicki, J.M. Coetzee, Bessie Head, Roque Dalton, Luisa Valenzuela, Einar Schleef, Lya Luft, Mridula Garg, Kanuko Okamuto, Michael Morrisey.

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1973 – present

Publishers

  Dept. of English & Comparative Literature, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 (since 1983)

Website

  www.fictioninternational.com

Editors

  1973 – ?: Joe David Bellamy
  1983 – 1992: Harold Jaffe & Larry McCaffery
  1992 – present: Henry Jaffe

Formats

  review

Frequency

  irregularly, one or two yearly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

Fiction Magazine [2007]

Total Issues: 3

Small press SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  2006 – 2007: Miller/Contento
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Fiction Monthly

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1894
Publishers:   International News
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fiction Parade

Total Issues: 34

Reprint magazine selecting mostly current material. When merged with Golden Book included balance of older material; merged with Golden Book under dual title in Oct-1935.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1935 – Feb-1938: General Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Fiction Parade, Inc., NY
Editors:   Francis R. Bellamy
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   116pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Fiction Quarterly

Pulp magazine that reprinted remaindered copies of various Canadian pulps of various genres.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1940s: Crime Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Western Fiction Index
Publishers:   American News Company, Limited, Toronto
Formats:   pulp
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   512pp
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Fiction River

Total Issues: 13 (as at Apr-2015)

An anthology magazine series featuring volumes that appear every two months. Each volume will have a different theme or genre, and often will have a different editor.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-2013 – present: Miller/Contento (Missing: any after #12, 3/15)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   WMG Publishing
Website:   www.fictionriver.com
Editors:   Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $15.99
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