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June 1921 cover
|Publisher||Ainslee magazine Co.|
|Final issue||December 1926|
|Based in||New York City|
Ainslee's Magazine was an American literary periodical published from 1897 to December 1926. It was originally published as a humor magazine called The Yellow Kid, based on the popular comic strip character. It was renamed Ainslee's the following year.
The magazine's publishers were Howard, Ainslee & Co., a division of the Street & Smith publishing house in New York City.
Among those who contributed essays, short stories, or poetry to Ainslee's:
- Stephen Crane
- Theodore Dreiser
- Maud Hart Lovelace
- Bret Harte
- O. Henry
- Anthony Hope
- Jack London
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
- E. Phillips Oppenheim
- Constance Lindsay Skinner
- Albert Payson Terhune
- Stanley J. Weyman
- P. G. Wodehouse
- I. A. R. Wylie
From 1920 to 1923 Dorothy Parker wrote the monthly drama reviews column, "In Broadway Playhouses".
Ainslee's lasted until December 1926, after which it was merged into Far West Illustrated.
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