Not One Of Us
Not One Of Us was a small press publication edited by John M. Benson.
Not One Of Us was released between 1986 and 2008, with 40 issues published in that time. It was a literary zine devoted to horror and fantasy, and publishing both fiction and poetry.
Contributors of fiction included Steve Antczak, Chris Bell, Terry Black, Gary A. Braunbeck, Cliff Burns, Carol Cail, Tony Cobb, Monica Nehm Cook, Dan Crawford, Thomas Dejam J. Spencer Dreischarf, Tom Elliot, Kay Fortunato, Bob Gates, Michael Gillis, Barb Hendee, Andrew Hook, Francis Huff, Nancy Malvina Ibsen, Leonard Jansen, Nathaniel Johnson, Jr., Ceri Jordan, Chris Kenworthy, Robert Krawiec, Charles Richard Laing, D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Miroslaw Lipinski, Elizabeth Massie, D.R. McBride, Richard F. McGonegal, Mark McLaughlin, Wendell Metzger, James Miller, Kurt Newton, Ray Nickford, Carol T. Noble, Jeffrey Osier, Kim Padgett-Clarke, Norman Partridge, Celeste Paul, Jack Pavey, Tom Piccirilli, Todd Powell, Stephen M. Rainey (Deathrealm), Mark Rich (The Magazine of Speculative Poetry), Kate Riedel, William Rose, Barbara Rosen, Patricia Russo, Katherine X. Rylien, Richard Sharpless, Robin Lochlann Spriggs, Jeff VanderMeer, Steve Vernon, Carroll Welker, Heather G. Wells, and t. Winter-Damon.
Contributors of poetry included Michael A. Arnzen, Blythe Ayne, Nancy Bennett, Eric Bourland, Carl Buchanan, Donna Taylor Burgess (The Blue Lady), C. Darren Butler (Magic Realism, A Theater of Blood), Vincent Cannella, Stepan Chapman, Bob Cook, Jennifer Crow, Keith Allen Daniels, Andrew Darlington (Ludd's Mill), Holly Day, Kathryn A. Drexel, Wayne Edwards, Lorin Emery, A.E. Figueredo, Scott E. Green, John Grey, J.C. Hendee, Kevin S. Kantola, Herb Kauderer, Ronald Edward Kittell, Judy Klass, David C. Kopaska-Merkel (Star*Line), Doni A. Lazenby, Lisa Lepovetsky, Marilyn K. Martin, Brian Maycock, Mark McLaughlin, Logan McNeil, Jamie Meyers, Errol Miller, Cindy Moser, Joy Oestreicher, Christopher Pierson, Karen R. Porter, Jacie Ragan, Janet P. Reedman, Tom Reynolds, Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Fantasy Macabre), Delia Shiflet, Marge Simon (Star*Line), G. Tod Slone, David Smith, Steve Sneyd (Data Dump), Kurt Sobolik, Margo Solod, W. Gregory Stewart, Kiel Stuart, Jeffrey Thomas, Brandon W. Totman, Paul Weinman, Michael While, and Mary Winters.
Contributions of cover artwork came from Ray Basham (#7), John Borkowski (#6, #8, #11, #12, #13), Alan Casey (#14, #17), Kevin Duncan (#9), David Grilla (#15), Ron Leming (#10), Gary McClusky (#16), Augie Wiedemann (#18, #19, #20).
John M. Benson was also one of the editors of Doppelganger.