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Wild West (UK) [1939]

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Wild West (UK) [1949]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1949: Western Fiction Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Gerald G. Swan Ltd.
Prices:   3d
Pagecounts:   20pp

Wild West (US)

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Wild West Weekly

Country: US
Total Issues: 1294+824=2118

This magazine began as a dime novel/nickel weekly which introduced more short stories from 1907 on.

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Oct-1902 – 5-Aug-1927: Dime Novel Bibliography (DimeNvl lead stories only; WFI sample issues only)
Western Fiction Index
  13-Aug-1927 – 14-Mar-1931: Western Fiction Index
  21-Mar-1931 – Jun-1943, as Street & Smith's Wild West Weekly: Western Fiction Index
  Jul-1943 – Nov-1943, as Street & Smith's Wild West: Western Fiction Index


  1902 – 1917: Frank Tousey, 24 Union Square, New York, NY
  1917 – 1926: Harry E. Wolff, 166 W. 23rd St., New York, NY
  1926 – 1943: Street & Smith Publications, Inc.


  1902 – 1939: Ronald Oliphant
  1939 – 1943: John Burr


  24-Oct-1902 – 5-Aug-1927: tabloid
  13-Aug-1927 – Nov-1943: standard pulp


  24-Oct-1902 – 5-Aug-1927: 5c
  13-Aug-1927 – 1929: 10c
  1929 – 3-Aug-1935: 15c
  10-Aug-1935 – Nov-1943: 10c


  24-Oct-1902 – 5-Aug-1927: 32pp
  13-Aug-1927 – 1929: 112pp
  1929 – 3-Aug-1935: 144pp
  10-Aug-1935 – 1940: 114pp
  1940 – Nov-1943: 128pp


  24-Oct-1902 – Jun-1943: weekly
  Jul-1943 – Nov-1943: monthly

Mentioned in:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, The Pulp Western, Dime Novel Bibliography
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Wild West Weekly (Canada)

Country: Canada

Canadian reprint edition of Wild West Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1930s: Western Fiction Index (sample issues only)
Formats:   standard pulp
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Wild West Weekly (UK)

Country: UK
Total Issues: 50

Incorporates: Pilot from 2-Apr-1938

Issues & Index Sources

  12-Mar-1938 – 27-Aug-1938: Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Story Paper Index
  3-Sep-1938 – 18-Feb-1939, as Wild West (UK): Western Fiction Index (incomplete)
Story Paper Index

#incorporated into The Thriller


  Amalgamated Press


  Hedley O'Mant (?or Edward Holmes)






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Will Carleton's Magazine

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The William and Mary Review

Country: US

This literary magazine is published once each year by a body of student editors. Entries of short stories, poems, photographs, graphics, essays and reviews are welcomed.

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1962 – present
Publishers:   College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187 (in 1998)
Editors:   Forrest Pritchard (in 1998)
Frequency:   annual

The Willows

Country: US
Total Issues: 10

"An atmospheric horror and dark fantasy magazine with an emphasis on the traditional weird tale."

Issues & Index Sources:  May-2007 – Nov/Dec-2008: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Ben Thomas
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Willow Springs

Country: US
Total Issues: 76 (to Fall 2015)

Poetry, fiction, essays which explores imagination and storytelling. Circulation 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1978 – present
Publishers:   526 5th Street, MS-1, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington 99004 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   various; A. Manette Ansay (in 1994); Christopher Howell (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   128pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Wilshire's Magazine

Country: US

Socialist periodical that occasionally published some fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  26-Dec-1900 – 12-Oct-1901, as The Challenge
  Nov-1901 – Dec-1901, as Wilshire's Monthly Magazine
  Jan-1902 – Dec-1903, as Wilshire's Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Jan-1904 – Feb-1915, as Wilshire's: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  H. Gaylord Wilshire, New York


  H. Gaylord Wilshire


Country: US
Total Issues: 88 (to Dec-2002)

Highly eclectic. see Best of Wind Magazine ed. Charlie Hughes and Steven R. Cope (Wind Publications, 1996). Circulation 500. No payment.

Issues & Index Sources:  1971 – in 2000s
Publishers:   Wind Publications, P.O. Box 24548, Lexington, KY 40524 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Charlie Hughes & Leatha Kendrick (in 1998 - 2002)
Formats:   digest
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

The Wind and the Rain

Country: UK
Total Issues: 26?

The usual literary miscellany of poetry, criticism, reviews, commentary and stories - usually extracts from work in progress.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1941 – Autumn 1951: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970 (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Phoenix Press, 47 Earl's Court Road, London W8
Editors:   Neville Braybrooke and Michael Allmand
Frequency:   quarterly, but irregular
Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4


Country: US

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1942 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   University of Buffalo
Editors:   Charlotte Georgi, Eugene Cantelupe, Hope Wescott, Howard Van der Meulen, Henry Ten Eyck Perry
Prices:   15c


Country: US
Total Issues: 5

Subtitled "Toward a Feminist & Humanitarian Fantasy and Science Fiction", a fanzine that carried a small amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1977 – 1979: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Della Hennessee, Seattle, MA
Editors:   Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Sherri L. File & Dianne Policelli
Formats:   US quarto
Prices:   $1.95
Pagecounts:   40pp
Related Sites:   ZineWiki
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The Windmill

Country: UK
Total Issues: 12

A mixture of poetry, literary criticism and fiction. Stories by Elizabeth Bowen, Henry Miller, C.P. Snow, A.E. Coppard, Joyce Cary and Somerset Maugham.

Issues & Index Sources:  1944 – 1948: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   William Heinemann
Editors:   Edward Lane (with Reginald Moore for first five issues)
Formats:   digest
Frequency:   irregular
Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

The Window

Country: UK
Total Issues: 4

Classified itself as a magazine for 'intelligent people' without being highbrow. Stories, essays and some poetry. Authors include H.E. Bates, T.F. Powys, Laurence Powys, Rhys Davies.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1930 – Oct-1930: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Eric Partridge, London
Editors:   Eric Partridge & Bertram Ratcliffe
Formats:   hardcover
Prices:   3/-
Frequency:   quarterly

The Windsor Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 537

The most successful rival to The Strand, it managed to appeal equally to men and women, though by the 1920s was shifting more toward the women's market. It published Arthur Morrison, Guy Boothby ("Dr Nikola" stories), Dornford Yates, Rudyard Kipling, E.F. Benson, Marie Corelli, Max Pemberton, S. Baring-Gould, Grant Allen, Eden Phillpotts, Edgar Wallace.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1895 – Sep-1939: FictionMags Index (incomplete after May-1930)


  Ward, Lock, London


  Jan-1895 – Dec-1895: Stanhope W. Sprigg
  Jan-1896 – May-1898: David Williamson
  Jun-1898 – Aug-1927: Arthur Hutchinson
  Sep-1927 – Sep-1939: Harry Golding





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Mentioned in:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3, The Age of the Storytellers

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Windsor Review

Country: Canada

Heavy on art, interviews, essays and fiction. Authors include Walter McDonald, W.P. Kinsella, Lyn Lifshin, Deborah Joy Cory. Circulation 250!

Issues & Index Sources:  Fall 1965 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4, Canada (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Alistair MacLeod (in 1998); Katherine Quinsey (in 2000 - 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   100pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia
Mentioned in:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

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