Beyond the Pulps:
The Slicks: Non-Mystery
- The Saturday
Started in Philadelphia in 1821, The 'Post was the first general
magazine in the country to achieve enduring life. It finally
folded in 1969, but was almost immediately revived as a folksy
magazine, rather like a large-format Reader's Digest,with
less explicitly right-wing politics. While this new version
published some criminous fiction in its early years, such as
Isaac Asimov's "Light Verse," it's mostly fictionless
Contributors (pre-1969) included: Octavius
Yep, Playboy. Like it or not, it has published some of the biggest
names in this genre, including work by Lawrence Block, Mickey
Spillane and Donald Westlake. Hard to crack, but one of the very
best paying markets around.
Playboy, 680 North Lake Shore
Contributors included: Lawrence
Block, Donald Westlake, Mickey Spillane, Ian Fleming.
Thanks to Todd
Mason for his help here.
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