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Quantum Muse

Online SF magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-2008 – present
Website:   www.quantummuse.com
Editors:   Timothy O. Goyette

Quark/

Total Issues: 4

A quarterly of speculative fiction which was produced more as a magazine than an anthology.

Issues & Index Sources:  Nov-1970 – Aug-1971: Index to SF Anthologies & Collections
Miller/Contento
Publishers:   Paperback Library
Editors:   Samuel R. Delany & Marilyn Hacker
Formats:   pocketbook
Prices:   $1.25
Pagecounts:   240pp
Frequency:   quarterly
Related Sites:   Science Fiction Encyclopedia
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Quarry Magazine

Issues & Index Sources

  1952 – present?

Publishers

  in 2000: P.O. Box 1061, Kingston, Ontario, K7K 4Y5, Canada
  in 2002: P.O. Box 74, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4V6, Canada

Editors

  1962 – 1967: Tom Eadie
  1988 – 1994: @Steven Heighton
  in 1998: Mary Cameron
  in 2000: Rob Payne
  in 2001 – 2002: Andrew Griffin

Frequency

  quarterly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Quarry West

Quarry West was founded by Raymond Carver, who taught at Porter College, University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1971. The first four issues were called Quarry; then it was discovered that there was already a Canadian literary journal of that name -- hence Quarry West. Now on an annual publication schedule, Quarry West is a nationally distributed magazine devoted to printing the finest poetry, poetry in translation, fiction, art, essays and reviews available, with a particular emphasis on encouraging quality new voices alongside the best new works of more established writers.

Ceased with #35/36.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1971 – Spring 2000
Publishers:   University of California, Santa Cruz

The Quarterly

Total Issues: 31

Published much short fiction; authors include Rick Bass, Cooper Esteban, Gary Lutz.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1987 – Fall 1995
Publishers:   650 Madison Avenue, Suite 2600, New York, NY 10022
Editors:   Gordon Lish
Frequency:   quarterly

The Quarterly Review

A heavyweight journal of literary importance (chief rival to The Edinburgh Review throughout the 19th century), it published essays by Sir Walter Scott and many other famous writers, but may not have published any fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1809 – 1967: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole 1809 - 1906 only; Well1 1824 - 1900 only)
The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 1

Publishers

  John Murray

Editors

  1809 – 1824: William Gifford
  1825 – ?: J. G. Lockhart

Frequency

  quarterly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 2, British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

Quarterly West

Total Issues: 54 (to Dec-2002)

Runs both mainstream and experimental fiction. Has biennial novella competition. Has published Fred Chappell, Albert Goldbarth, Gary Soto, Philip Levine. Circulation 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  1975? – present
Publishers:   317 Olpin Union Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   quarterlywest.com
Editors:   Lawrence Coates & M.L. Williams (in 1998), Margot Schilpp (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   225pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Quartet

Issues & Index Sources

  Fall 1962 – Summer/Fall 1977

#merges with Descant (US)

Publishers

  College Station, Texas

The Quarto: An Artistic, Literary and Musical Quarterly [1896]

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1898: Indexes to Fiction #4: Time, Murray's Magazine and The Quarto
Editors:   John Bernard Stoughton Holborn

Quarto [1979]

A short-lived literary magazine which ran some fiction; distributed with SM Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  1979 – early 1980s
Formats:   quarto
Frequency:   monthly?

Quartos

see under Acclaim

The Queen

Merges with the UK Harper's Bazaar to become the monthly Harpers & Queen.

Issues & Index Sources

  1861 – 1970: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

#merges with Harper's Bazaar (UK)

Publishers

  Samuel Beeton at outset

Formats

  tabloid; became slick

Frequency

  weekly

Queens Quarterly

The journal's commitment has always been to offer both the academic and the general reader a lively collection of analysis and reflection, in fields as diverse as international relations, science policy, literary criticism, travel writing, economics, religion, short fiction, and poetry.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1893 – present
Publishers:   The Quarterly Committee of Queen's University, Kingston, K7L 3N6, Ontario
Website:   www.queensu.ca/quarterly/
Editors:   Boris Castel (in 2002)

Queerie

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1913
Publishers:   Archer
Formats:   small
Pagecounts:   24pp

Queer Stories

This title may not exist. It does occur in the occasional magazine checklist but exhaustive research and inquiries have turned up absolutely no information on it. The earliest reference to it is in a Bradford Day checklist of the early 1950's. Day lists the title as being British and appearing in 1929. He goes on to say that he has no data on it. Copies do not exist in either the British Library or Oxford's Bodleian Library. No researcher or collector that we contacted had a copy or had ever seen one.

Issues & Index Sources:  1929 (possibly phantom)
Sources:   Miller/Contento

Quest [1909]

Esoteric magazine that published occasional fiction, including pieces by Algernon Blackwood.

Issues & Index Sources:  1909 – 1930
Publishers:   John Watkins, 21 Cecil Court, Charing Cross Road, London, W.C.2.

Quest [1926]

Religious paper. Subtitled "A magazine for young people" at first, and later "A Baptist magazine for young people"; was briefly entitled The War-time Quest.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1926 – Oct-1973

Publishers

  Jan-1926 – Oct-1931: Carey Press
  Jan-1932 – Oct-1952: Baptist Union & Baptist Missionary Society
  Jan-1953 – Oct-1973: Baptist Missionary Society

Pagecounts

  32pp

Frequency

  quarterly


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