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GP Detective Stories

Total Issues: 3 (at least)

Issues & Index Sources:  early 1950s: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #2; any after #3)
Publishers:   Little Publications, Sydney
Formats:   quarto
Pagecounts:   64pp
Sources:   Australian Crime Fiction
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GPU News

One of America's first national gay publications, GPU News was a glossy covered magazine, which featured news, commentary, poetry and fiction written by many if not most of the leading gay and lesbian thinkers of the 1970's.

Issues & Index Sources:  1972 – 1981
Publishers:   Gay People's Union, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The G.P. Western Stories

see under F.P. Western Stories

GP Western Stories

Total Issues: 3?

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all except #2)
Publishers:   Little Publications, Sydney
Formats:   quarto
Pagecounts:   64pp
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see under Gentlemen's Quarterly


British edition of GQ.

Issues & Index Sources:  1988 – present

The Grabinski Reader

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 198? – #5, 1990: Science Fiction Index
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Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1969 – c. 1977
Publishers:   Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina

Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine

Authors include Poe, Longfellow, James Fenimore Cooper, R.H. Dana, Mrs Emma Embury. Circulation peaked at about 43,000 in 1840s. Published Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" (May-1841); started as The Casket (some issues of which were titled Atkinson's Casket.

Bought by Graham in 1839 and merged with Burton's Gentleman's Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1826 – Dec-1840, as The Casket
  Jan-1841 – Dec-1841, as Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine (The Casket and Gentleman's United)
  Jan-1842 – Dec-1842, as Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine
  Jan-1843 – Jun-1843, as Graham's Magazine of Literature and Art
  Jul-1843 – Jun-1844, as Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine: FictionMags Index
  Jul-1844 – Jun-1855, as Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature and Art
  Jul-1855 – Dec-1855, as Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art and Fashion
  Jan-1856 – Dec-1858, as Graham's Illustrated Magazine of Literature, Romance, Art and Fashion


  Jan-1826 – Apr-1839: Samuel & Charles Alexander
  May-1839 – Jul-1848: George R. Graham, Philadelphia
  Aug-1848 – Mar-1850: Samuel Patterson


  1826 – 1839: Samuel C. Atkinson
  1839 – 1840: George R. Graham
  1841: George R. Graham, Charles J. Peterson & Edgar Allan Poe
  1842: George R. Graham, Charles J. Peterson, Edgar Allan Poe, Mrs. Emma C. Embury, Mrs. Ann S. Stephens & Rufus W. Griswold (Poe resigned in April and was replaced by Griswold)
  Jan-1843 – Oct-1843: George R. Graham & Rufus W. Griswold
  Nov-1843 – 1847: George R. Graham
  1848 – 1849: George R. Graham, Robert T. Conrad, J.R. Chandler & J.B. Taylor
  1850 – 1857: George R. Graham
  1857 – 1858: Charles Godfrey Leland


  large format, ornately designed




Total Issues: 108 (to Dec-2002)

Publishes new Canadian and international writing, both prose and poetry. The annual Short Grain contest attracts over 1,500 entries. Circulation 1,300.

Issues & Index Sources:  1973 – present
Publishers:   Box 1154, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4P 3B4 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Elizabeth Philips, Sean Virgo, Dianne Warren, J. Jill Robinson (in 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Gramercy Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1977? – 1980?
Publishers:   Los Angeles

Grand Detective Stories

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1880s
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Grand Magazine

Total Issues: 422

The first real British all-fiction "pulp". Mainly fiction (although the first few volumes also featured some popular non-fiction).

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1905 – Mar-1908: FictionMags Index
  Apr-1908 – ?, as The Grand Magazine of Fiction: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  ? – Apr-1940, as The Grand Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  George Newnes


  1905 – 1910: Alderson Anderson (possibly actually H. Greenhough Smith)
  1911 – 1920: C.W. Wingham
  1920 – 1931: Reeves Shaw (assisted by Alice Grant Rosman c. 1923-27 and H.W. Leggett 1927-31)
  1932 – 1940: H.W. Leggett (acting editor)


  standard on pulp paper


  monthly (but combined March/April 1910 issue)

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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Grand Street

Began as a more literary review heavy on essays and some fiction; has shifted to a more art, features base. See A Grand Street Reader ed. Ben Sonnenberg (1986).

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1981 – 2004: Short Story Index (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   131 Varick Street, Room 906, New York, NY 10013 (in 1998 - 2000); 214 Sullivan Street, Suite 6C, New York, NY 10012 (in 2002)
Editors:   Ben Sonnenberg at outset; Jean Stein (in 1999 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1968 – ?
Editors:   Linda Bushyager
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Granite Series

Total Issues: 150

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   American Publishers Corporation, 310-318 Sixth Avenue, New York
Formats:   7 1/4 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   250 to 300pp
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Granta [1889]

A Cambridge students' little magazine, and long a training ground for humorists who went on to greater things (among them F. Anstey, E.F. Benson, Barry Pain, A.A. Milne), it faded away in the 1960s; revived in very different format as Granta, 1979.

Issues & Index Sources:  1889 – 196?
Publishers:   Cambridge University
Frequency:   irregular frequency
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

Granta [1979]

Total Issues: 132 (to Summer 2015)

Revived in 1979 by the energetic American owner-editor Buford (subsequently fiction editor of The New Yorker). In its modern guise it has published stories by Angela Carter, Salman Rushdie, etc, as well as poetry and much cultural journalism; circulation about 15,000.

Issues & Index Sources

  1979 – present: FictionMags Index (Ficmags sample issues only)
Short Story Index


  Bill Buford, Cambridge; moved to London at some point prior to 1990


  1979 – 1995: Bill Buford
  1996 – 2007: Ian Jack
  2007 – present: Jason Cowley


  large digest; now pocketbook


  £5.99 (in 1990)


  256pp (in 1990)




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