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Practical Ideals

Total Issues: 134?

Official organ of the Woman's International League of Right Thinking and Right Living. Probably mostly non-fiction but did run some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1900 – Jan-1912?
Publishers:   Starr Publishing, Boston, MA
Editors:   Paul Gierasch
Formats:   standard
Frequency:   monthly

Prairie Fire

Canadian literary magazine; #67 Summer 1994 special speculative fiction issue; 'literary immortality' series provides for donors to be written into stories and poems. Circulation 1,500

Issues & Index Sources

  Spring 1979 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Prairie Fire, 423-100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1H3 Canada (in 1998 - 2002)

Website

  www.prairiefire.ca

Editors

  ?: Candas Jane Dorsey
  1998 – present: Andris Taskans

Email Address

  prfire@escape.ca

Formats

  review size

Frequency

  quarterly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Prairie Library

Total Issues: 57

Issues & Index Sources

  15-Apr-1919 – 10-Jul-1920

#incorporated into Nugget Library (New Series 2)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Editors

  Len Pratt; John Nix Pentalow (Managing Editor?)

Pagecounts

  36pp

Frequency

  weekly

Prairie Pranks

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Jun-1949: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Utopian Press, 22 Roland Gardens, London SW7
Prices:   2/6d
Pagecounts:   32pp

Prairie Schooner

Regularly publishes two or three stories per issue. Authors include Tennessee Williams, Raymond Carver, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Russo, Willa Cather, Loren Eiseley, Ron Hansen, Marilyn Hacker, Steve Stern. Circulation 3,200.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1927 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Missing: 1971-1974 at least)
Short Story Index

Publishers

  201 Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0334 (in 1998 - 2002)

Website

  prairieschooner.unl.edu

Editors

  1926 – 1956: Lowry C. Wimberly
  1956 – 1963: Karl Shapiro
  1963 – 1980: Bernice Slote
  1980 – 1987: Hugh Luke
  1987 – present: Hilda Raz

Formats

  review

Pagecounts

  200pp

Frequency

  quarterly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Prairie Star

Issues & Index Sources:  1999 – 2000
Publishers:   P.O. Box 923, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0923 (in 2000)
Editors:   Mark Gluckstern (in 2000)
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2001 or 2002)

Prairie Westerns

Total Issues: 1?

Thin Australian digest.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1950s: Western Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Ayers & James
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Pravic Magazine

Total Issues: 5

Subtitled "a new grammar for SF"

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 2012 – Jun-2014: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #2; #5)
Website:   www.pravicsf.com
Editors:   David Gill & Nathaniel K. Miller
Prices:   $3.00
 
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Prelude to Fantasy

Total Issues: 5

Fanzine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1978 – #5, 1988: Science Fiction Index
 
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The Premier Magazine

Total Issues: 159+43+54=256

Published a lot of atmospheric adventure, mystery and weird fiction. Authors include Achmed Abdullah, Bertram Atkey, L.J. Beeston, Marjorie Bowen, J.B. Harris-Burland, Mrs Champion de Crespigny, Beatrice Grimshaw, William Hope Hodgson, F. Morton Howard, William Le Queux, C. Randolph Lichfield, Victor MacClure, Douglas Newton, Sax Rohmer, Rafael Sabatini, Andrew Soutar, Albert Payson Terhune, Guy Thorne, Edgar Wallace, Fred M. White.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: Index to The Premier Magazine
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: Index to The Premier Magazine
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: Index to The Premier Magazine

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, London

Editors

  David Whitelaw

Formats

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: standard pulp
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: standard slick, on coated stock
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: standard pulp

Prices

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: 6d (initially 4d)
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: 1/-
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: 6d

Pagecounts

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: 160pp (first six issues 176pp) reducing to 112pp by 1919
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: 136pp
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: 96pp

Frequency

  May-1914 – May-1919: monthly
  Jun-1919 – 6-Feb-1923: fortnightly
  Mar-1923 – Mar-1931: monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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Premium Library

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1893
Publishers:   Home Book Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Premium Library

Total Issues: 70

Issues & Index Sources:  1899
Publishers:   Mershon
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Premonitions

Total Issues: 6

Small press sf/horror fiction magazine. After #4 became an irregular original anthology series.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1992 – #6, 2008: Science Fiction Index
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PreScience Fiction

This magazine was published for trademark purposes only, it was never offered for sale.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1952: Science Fiction Index (not published)
Publishers:   Gernsback Publications, NY

Present Tense

Issues & Index Sources:  1973 – 1990
Publishers:   American Jewish Committee
Editors:   Murray Polner

Press

Publication suspended in 2000?

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1996 – 2000
Publishers:   125 West 72nd Street, Suite 3M, New York, NY 10023 (in 1998)
Editors:   Daniel Roberts (in 1998)
Email Address:   pressltd@aol.com
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2002)


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