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Fiction [1972]

Country: US
Total Issues: 63 (as at May-2018)

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)
Editors:   Mark Jay Mirsky (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   200pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)


Country: US
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]

Country: UK

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

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1982 – Aug-1988?: FictionMags Index (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]

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Fiction Magazine [2007]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 3

Small press SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  2006 – 2007: Science Fiction Index
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Fiction and Fashion

Country: UK

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

Country: UK

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
Editors:   John Dale
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   monthly

Fiction Furnace

Country: UK

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 Inferno

Country: US
Total Issues: 7

Low paying online magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 2002 – Fall 2003
Editors:   Max E. Keele

Fiction International

Country: US
Total Issues: 50 (to Fall 2017)

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



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


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




  irregularly, one or two yearly

Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (not 2001 or 2002)

Fiction Monthly

Country: US
Total Issues: 35?

Issues & Index Sources:  1893 – 1895: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   International News Company, 83 and 85 Duane St., NY
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fiction Monthly (Quarterly Edition)

Country: US
Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1893 – Jul-1894: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   International News Company, 83 and 85 Duane St., NY
Formats:   8 1/4 x 5 1/4"
Prices:   30c
Pagecounts:   196
Frequency:   quarterly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fiction Parade

Country: US
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
Publishers:   Fiction Parade, Inc., NY
Editors:   Francis R. Bellamy
Formats:   large digest
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   116pp
Frequency:   monthly
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Fiction Quarterly

Country: Canada

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

Country: UK
Total Issues: 41 (as at Jan-2023)

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: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #37, Feb-2022)
Publishers:   WMG Publishing
Editors:   Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Formats:   paperback
Prices:   $15.99
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Fiction Warehouse

Country: US

"A weekly ezine publishing new and established writers who work in the genre of literary-fiction short stories."

Issues & Index Sources:  31-Oct-2001 – 25-Jan-2006: FictionMags Index
Editors:   Wayne Gunn

Fiction War Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

An independent literary journal curating and showcasing original short flash fiction by established and emerging authors from around the world.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2016 – Summer 2018: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Wolvesburrow Productions, Chicago

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