Gothic Journal Back Issues


Each issue of Gothic Journal contains a multitude of articles, letters, author notes, reviews, book comments, upcoming title lists, and regular columns. Specific features by issue are listed here. Author profiles include a biographical sketch, list of published works by year, and descriptions of and brief excerpts from four or more representative works.

· May/June 91 (GJ1-1)--Author profile on Jill Tattersall, "Where To Find Gothics"; "What is a Gothic?"

· July/August 91 (GJ1-2)--Author profile: Carola Salisbury; gothic word search puzzle; "Where To Find Gothics."

· September/October 91 (GJ1-3)--Author profiles: Dan Ross (author of 323 novels) and Patricia Werner; a gothic short story by Marion Schultz.

· November/December 91 (GJ1-4)--A scoop author profile revealing Madeleine Brent's identity as Peter O'Donnell, author of Modesty Blaise thrillers; "What Makes a Gothic Good."

· January/February 92 (GJ1-5)--Author profile on Anne Rundle (aka Alexandra Manners); "The Future of Gothics."

· March/April 92 (GJ1-6)--Author profile on Janet Louise Roberts; author notes on 10 authors, over two dozen reviews.--Sold Out!

· May/June 92 (GJ2-1)--Author profile on John M. Kimbro, author of over 80 books including the 40-book Saga of the Phenwick Women; market news, reader comments.

· July/August 92 (GJ2-2)--Author profile on Virginia Coffman, "Writing Sexy for the Gothics," Reading Between the Lines.

· September/October 92 (GJ2-3)--Author profile on Mary Stewart, "Historical Faux Pas Alert!," awards.

· November/December 92 (GJ2-4)--Profile on Mary Roberts Rinehart, "Genreflections."

· January/February 93 (GJ2-5)--Author profile on Daphne du Maurier, "Gothics: The Stepchildren of the Romance Field."

· March/April 93 (GJ2-6)--Author profile on Willo Davis Roberts, "The Gothic Connection."

· May/June 93 (GJ3-1)--Author profile on Bram Stoker, "The Quest of the Heroine in the Gothic Novel."

· July/August 93 (GJ3-2)--Special tribute to Eleanor Hibbert, aka Victoria Holt.

· September/October 93 (GJ3-3)--Author profile on Dorothy Daniels, "Writers' Networks."

· November/December 93 (GJ3-4)--Author profile on Norah Lofts, audio romance--Sold Out!

· January/February 94 (GJ3-5)--Author profile on Velda Johnston, du Maurier bio reviews, Great Gothic Setting winner--Sold Out!  

· March/April/May 94 (GJ3-6)--Author profile on Helen MacInnes, Editor Profile: Leslie Wainger.

· June/July 94 (GJ4-1)--Author profile on Dorothy Eden, Editor Profile: Ann LaFarge, "What's in a Category?"

· August/September 94 (GJ4-2)--Author profile on Daoma Winston, Agent Profile: Elizabeth Pomada, "Genre Definitions," "How Can You Write Doom and Gloom?," Second Opinions (Column Begins)--Sold Out!

· October/November 94 (GJ4-3)--Author profile on Anya Seton, Agent Profile: Jodi Jill.

· December/January 95 (GJ4-4)--Author profile on Anne Maybury, Agent Profile: Ethan Ellenberg, Editor Profile: Audrey LaFehr, Patricia Werner Interview.

· February/March 95 (GJ4-5)--Author profile on Evelyn Anthony, "Secrets Gothics Could Learn From Regencies."

· April/May 95 (GJ4-6)--Author profile on Isabelle Holland, "The Allure of the Gothic," "Stalkers," "British Romance Report."

· June/July 95 (GJ5-1)--Author profile on Lee Karr, "Gothics Hit the Bottom Line," "GJ Attends RT Convention."

· August/September 95 (GJ5-2)--Author profile on Susan Howatch, "John Dunning on First Editions," "Gothic Literature, Architecture, and the Romantic Mood."--Sold Out!

· October/November 95 (GJ5-3)--Author profile on Frances Parkinson Keyes, "Recipe for Romantic Intrigue," "Gothic Motifs: Gargoyles."

· December/January 96 (GJ5-4)--Author profile on Elisabeth Ogilvie, "Tribute to Dan Ross," "Gothic Motifs: The Green Man," "Is the Gothic Dead--Or Is It Just Breathing Shallow?"

· February/March 96 (GJ5-5)--Author profile on Jane Toombs, "The Romance Behind the Painted Ladies," "British Romance Report," "Gothic Motifs: Mazes."--Sold Out!

· April/May 96 (GJ5-6)--Special tribute to Phyllis A. Whitney, "Haunted Hotels" column begins, "Gothic Romance Library Update," "Hypnotherapist Helps Writers Research Past Lives."

· June/July 96 (GJ6-1)--Author profile on Rachel Cosgrove Payes, "Gothic, Jr.: Treasures from the Young Adult Shelves," "Romance and Mystery, a Tough Combination," "Number of Gothic Romances Triples," "Gothic Romance Library Update."

· August/September 96 (GJ6-2)--Author profile on Robert Goddard, "How and Where to Place Your Manuscript," "British Romance Report," "Gothic Romance Library Book Catalog."

· October/November 96 (GJ6-3)--Author profile on Anne Stuart, "The Shiver Screen," "British Romance Report," "Those Fabulous Follies."

· December/January 97 (GJ6-4)--Author profile on Elsie Lee, "The Shiver Screen," "British Romance Report," 7 author notes.

· February/March 97 (GJ6-5)--Author profile on Elinor Denniston (Rae Foley), "The Shiver Screen," "Interview: Write Way Publishing," "Gothic Visions: Introduction," "The Allure of Grecian Settings."

· April/May 97 (GJ6-6)--Author profile on Barbara Mertz (Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters), "The Gothic Family Tree: Deep Gothic Roots," The Shiver Screen: The Mystery of the Missing Movies."

· June/July 97 (GJ7-1)--Author profile on M. M. Kaye, "The Shiver Screen: Hitchcock: the Master of Romantic Suspense," "The Gothic Family Tree: Walpole: The Master of Strawberry Hill"

· August/September 97 (GJ7-2)--Author profile on Mignon G. Eberhart, "The Gothic Family Tree: Clara Reeve's Kinder Gothic," "The Shiver Screen: On Vacation via Post-War Films"

· October/November 97 (GJ7-3)--Author profile on Joan Aiken, "The Shiver Screen: The Spirit of Love (and Danger) in Supernatural Romance," "Hedge Maze: Finding Laura"

· December/January 98 (GJ7-4)--Author profile on Jane Aiken Hodge, "The Shiver Screen: The Spirit of Love (and Danger) in Supernatural Romance (Part 2)," "Gothics and the Shrinking Midlist," Annual Market Update (12 pages), "The Gothic Family Tree: Sophia Lee"

· February/March 98 (GJ7-5)-- Author profile on Constance Heaven, "The Shiver Screen: Dangerous Hearts: Romantic Partners in Crime" (part1), "Lighthouses: A Brief History" (part 1), "The Gothic Family Tree: Ann Radcliffe"

· April/May 1998 (GJ7-6)--Author profile on T.E. Huff (aka Jennifer Wilde), "The Shiver Screen: Dangerous Hearts on the Home Screen" (part 2), "Lighthouse Keepers" (part 2), "The Gothic Family Tree: Matthew Gregory 'Monk' Lewis"

· June/July 98 (GJ8-1)--Author profile on Evelyn Berckman, "The Shiver Screen: Dangerous Heart on the Home Screen" (part 3), "Lighthouse Stories" (part 3), "The Gothic Family Tree: Charles Robert Maturin"

· August/September 98 (GJ8-2)--Author profile on Mary Linn Roby, "Venice--Proud Queen of the Adriatic,"  "Those Romantic Mysterious Vampires,"  "The Gothic Family Tree: Charles Brockden Brown"

· October/November 98 (GJ8-3)--Author profile on Rona Randall, " Nancy Drew: Who Owes It All To . . . ,""The Shiver Screen: My Hero, My Love,"  "The Gothic Family Tree: Mary Shelley" --56 pages!

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