The Story-Teller

The Story-Teller was a monthly British pulp fiction magazine from 1907 to 1937. The Story-Teller is notable for having published some of the works of prominent authors, including G. K. Chesterton, William Hope Hodgson, Rudyard Kipling, Katherine Mansfield, Sax Rohmer, Edgar Wallace, H. G. Wells, Oliver Onions, Bernard Capes, Hall Caine, Marjorie Bowen, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Alice & Claude Askew, and Tom Gallon.[1]

The Story-Teller
April 1907, issue 1

Publishing historyEdit

Initially published by Cassell & Co, The Story-Teller was edited by Newman Flower[2] from its debut in April 1907 until 1928, when Clarence Winchester became the editor. In May 1927, the magazine changed his name in Storyteller when it began to be published by Amalgamated Press and, later on, merged with Cassell's Magazine in 1932.[3]

The magazine's last issue was in November 1937. In all, 367 issues were published during its 30-year life.


  1. ^ Ashley, Michael (2006). The Age of the Storytellers: British Popular Fiction Magazines, 1880–1950. British Library. p. 191. ISBN 1-58456-170-X. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Philip J. Waller (2006). Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain, 1870-1918. Oxford University Press. p. 678. ISBN 0-19-820677-1.
  3. ^ Magazine Data File, on line.
  • Andrew Nash. "The Production of the Novel, 1880–1940". In Patrick Parrinder and Andrzej Gasiorek (eds, 2011). The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 4: The Reinvention of the British and Irish Novel, 1880–1940. Oxford: Oxford University Press (ISBN 978-0-19-955933-6) at 3–19.