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Paul Erano, Editor/CEO/COO/Advertising Maven:

"Fountain Pen Journal picks up where Erano's Quarterly Pen Review left off, moving from newsletter to magazine format, continuing to present an appealing mix of academic analysis of old pens, interviews with pen collectors, slice-of-life elements of collecting, price guides, pen show reviews, and more"

Issue 3.3 
(Winter 2017-2018 ) Delivered!

  • Esterbrook Visumaster. Paul Hoban
  • The Club 51 and the "51" Club. Tim Laros and Todd Eberspacher
  • Black Fountain Pens: My Three Amigos.  Paul Erano
  • The Bridge Committee: Bringing together scribes and collectors. Paul Erano
  • Interview with Bruno Corsini.   Paul Erano
  • Pen Police on Patrol
  • ... and more...

Issue 3.1 
(Summer 2017) Delivered!

  • Sheaffer's WWII era "TRIUMPH". David Isaacson
  • Susan Wirth, In Memoriam.  Paul Erano
  • Follow up on Eagle Prestige.   Paul Erano
  • Pelikan's Level 5 Fountain Pen.   Paul Erano
  • Industrial Design and the FP: Eversharp's Skyline.   Brian Van Lenten
  • ... and more...

Issue 3.1  (Spring 2017) arriving in mailboxes February 2017

  • New Evidence for Waterman's  "Closeout" (née "Transitional") Patrician. David Isaacson
  • Whose Fingerprints are on that Pen.  Bruno Corsini
  • The Unsung Majority: Those Other Pens and Pencils. Nicholas Ayo
  • Eagle's Prestige, Part Deux.  Paul Erano
  • Pen Police on Patrol
  • The Black Pen Society Update: Chilton Wingflow
  • ... and more...

Issue 2.3  (Fall/Winter  2016)

  • Parker Vacumatic Golden Web.  David Isaacson
  • Eagle's Elusive Prestige (Part 1). Paul Erano
  • Polycarb Pens.  Paul Erano
  • Detailing Your Fountain Pens.  Paul Erano
  • Buyer's and Seller's Obligations.  Paul Erano
  • The Happiness of Pursuit.  Nicholas Ayo
  • Polycarb Pens.  Paul Erano
  • Pen Police on Patrol
  • The Black Pen Society Update: Black Giant
  • ... and more...

Issue 2.2  (Summer 2016) arriving in  mailboxes in June

  • Interview with Pen Artisan Rich Littlestone
  • Parker's "Toothbrush" Duofold.  David Isaacson
  • Historical Black Pens. Paul Erano
  • Inks, Leads and Papers.  Nicholas Ayo
  • Pen Police on Patrol
  • The Black Pen Society Update.
  • ... and more...

Issue 2.1 (Winter/Spring  2016)

  • Interview with Ryan Krusac
  • Pen Polishing Dos and Don'ts
  • Paul's Top Pics. Paul Erano
  • Parker's Quink  Paul Erano
  • Essay: Italic vs Stub Nib Nicholas Ayo
  • ... and more...

Issue 1.3  (Summer 2015) arriving in  mailboxes in July
First Year subscription ends with this issue. Time to renew.

  • Interview with artist Marta Torres-Quinones
  • Attracting Millenials to the hobby.  Erin Escobar
  • A.T. Cross & the Century ballpoint pen. Paul Erano
  • Good Service (Parker) Golden Jubilee fountain pen. David Isaacson
  • Essay: The Medium is the message. Nicholas Ayo
  • ... and more...
First Year subscription ends with this issue. Time to renew.

Issue 1.2 (Winter/Spring 2015) arrived in  mailboxes in February

  • Cracking the Chilton Code. Rick Krantz.
  • Jungblut Pen Company. Peter Sacopulos
  • Sheaffer's Original Crest. David Isaacson.
  • V Mail. John Danza
  • Columns by Erano and by Ayo.
  • More on the Black Pen Society
  • ... and more...

Issue 1.1 (Summer/Fall 2014) arrived in  mailboxes in early October

  • Introduction to Wahl-Eversharp's Equi-Poised.
  • Peter Miller remembered
  • The Black Pen Society
  • The Pens of Paul Duclos
  • ... and more...

Upon hearing of the founding of Fountain Pen Journal,  many regular contributors of articles to pen magazines and online message boards  stepped up to the plate, expressing interest in writing for FPJ, including at least the following (please contact FPJ if you would like to be added to the list):

  • Paul Erano
  • David Isaacson
  • Nicholas Ayo
  • Rick Krantz
  • Paul Hoban
  • Brian Van Lenten
  • Bruno Corsini
  • John Danza
  • Pete Sacopulos
  • Roger Wooten
  • Michael McNeil
  • Todd Eberspacher
  • Tim Laros

Fountain Pen Journal enters its fourth year in print as of 2018.  The magazine continues to grow and always seeks fresh material.