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Shelter of Daylight

Country: US
Total Issues: 9+8=17 (as at Jan-2023)

A biannual anthology of science fiction and fantasy short stories, with some poetry and art, published each year in April and October in perfect bound magazine format.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-2009 – Autumn 2012: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #4, Autumn 2010)
  Jan-2020 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing Jul-2020; Jan-2021; any after Sep-2022)



  Sam's Dot Publishing; Hiraeth Publishing


  Tyree Campbell




  twice a year
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Country: US

Literary quarterly which publishes a wide range of original poetry, fiction and essays displaying formal accomplishment, passionate understanding and serious mischief. Authors include Ray Bradbury ("The Tombling Day," Fall 1952), Seamus Heaney, W.S. Merwin. Circulation 2,100.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1950 – present: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (Sader1 to 1970 only, FicMags sample issue only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Troubador Theater, 2nd floor, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   R.T. Smith (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   130pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly to Spring 1953, now quarterly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Sherlock Holmes Detective Library (Royal)

Country: US
Total Issues: 65

"This series of fascinating stories, by the greatest modern detective writers, is printed in large, clear type, on good paper, with artistic covers, and of a size convenient for the pocket."

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Royal Publishing Co., 528 Locust St., Philadelphia
Formats:   7 1/16 x 5 1/4"
Prices:   25c; later editions advertised at 10c
Pagecounts:   175 to 200pp
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Sherlock Holmes Detective Library (Ottenheimer)

Country: US
Total Issues: 60

Believed to have been remainders from Royal Publishing Company sold by Ottenheimer

Issues & Index Sources:  1910s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   I & M Ottenheimer, 321 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD
Prices:   10c
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Sherlock Holmes Detective Library (White)

Country: US
Total Issues: 50

Believed they are similar in every way to the Sherlock Holmes Detective Library published by Royal Publishing Co.

Issues & Index Sources:  1911 – 1914?: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   J. White, 29 Causeway St., Boston
Formats:   7 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   250
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Sherlock Holmes Gazette

see under Sherlock Holmes: The Detective Magazine

Sherlock Holmes Library

Country: US
Total Issues: 42

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910
Publishers:   Royal
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine

Country: US
Total Issues: 30 (as at Jan-2023)

Irregular crime magazine featuring a blend of fiction and non-fiction about Sherlock Holmes (including Conan Doyle reprints) and unrelated stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 2008 – present: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: any after #30, May-2022)
Publishers:   Wildside Press, 9710 Traville Gateway Dr, #234, Rockville, MD
Editors:   Marvin Kaye
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   $10.00
Pagecounts:   132pp
Frequency:   irregular
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Sherlock Holmes: The Detective Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 68

Issues #1-#20 carried no fiction; thereafter one story per issue. Announced in Feb-2007 as having "finally folded".

Issues & Index Sources

  4-May-1991 – #20, 1997, as The Sherlock Holmes Gazette: Crime Fiction Index
  #21, 1997 – #46, 2002, as Sherlock Holmes: The Detective Magazine: Crime Fiction Index
  #47, 2002 – #68, 2006, as Sherlock: Crime Fiction Index


  4-May-1991 – #6, 1992: Theme Publications, Weymouth (Elizabeth Wiggins)
  Summer 1993 – Autumn 1993: Robert Godfrey
  Summer 1994 – #20, 1997: Peter Harkness, Wargrave
  #21, 1997 – #55, 2003: PMH Publications, Chichester
  #56, 2003 – #68, 2006: Atlas Publishing, Jordan House, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6QJ (Mark Coleman)


  4-May-1991 – Autumn 1993: Elizabeth Wiggins
  Summer 1994 – #15, 1996: Eddie Bissell
  #16, 1996 – #65, 2005: David Stuart Davies
  Jun-2005: Teddy Hayes
  #67, 2006 – #68, 2006: David Stuart Davies








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Shield Detective Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 17

Issues & Index Sources:  1910 – 1915: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 57 Rose Street, New York, NY
Formats:   7 1/8 x 4 7/8"
Pagecounts:   200 to 300
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Shield Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 37

Issues & Index Sources:  1894 – 1895
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Shield Weekly

Country: US
Total Issues: 22

Non-fiction account of the exploits of various detectives, later rewritten as Nick Carter stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  8-Dec-1900 – 4-May-1901: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Street & Smith, 238 William St., New York
Formats:   10 1/8 x 6 7/8"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Shilling Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 13?

An illustrated miscellany of literature. Note: This is not the same as Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine (Jan-1845 - Jun-1848), which carried some fiction but was mostly articles, poetry, reviews and much satire.

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1865 – 1867
Editors:   Samuel Lucas


Country: US
Total Issues: 46

"A speculative fiction magazine, published quarterly. Each issue will contain new fiction from emerging and established writers. We are more concerned with excellent writing than with genre boundaries - so you'll find fantasy, science fiction, horror, magical realism, and stories that defy categorization."

Went online after #18.

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 2005 – Nov-2018: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   PO Box 58591, Salt Lake City, UT 84158-0591
Editors:   Joy Marchand
Prices:   $5.00
Frequency:   quarterly
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Country: Australia
Total Issues: 6

Semi-professional downloadable magazine for young adults.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 2007 – #6, 2009
Publishers:   Twelfth Planet Press, Yokine, Western Australia
Editors:   Alisa Krasnostein & Tansy Roberts


Country: Canada

"The Magazine for Active Minds Bent On Twisting Others"

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1996 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Shiver Publications, P.O. Box 178, Surrey V3T 4W8, British Columbia, Canada
Editors:   Tracy L. Craigen

Shock [1948]

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

Short-lived pulp magazine concentrating on off-trail weird-mystery stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1948 – Jul-1948: Crime Fiction Index
Pulp Magazine Index 2
Publishers:   New Publications imprint of Popular Publications
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   bimonthly
Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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