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Paul Schlicht told his first-issue readers that his publication was a "first-class family magazine", adding, "There will be a department devoted exclusively to the concerns of women, with articles on fashions, on household decoration, on cooking, and the care and management of children, etc. Walker, formerly with Harper's Monthly, took over as the new editor, introducing colour illustrations, serials and book reviews.
There was also a department for the younger members of the family." Cosmopolitan's circulation reached 25,000 that year, but by November 1888, Schlicht & Field were no longer in business. That same year, he dispatched Elizabeth Bisland on a race around the world against Nellie Bly to draw attention to his magazine. It became a leading market for fiction, featuring such authors as Annie Besant, Ambrose Bierce, Theodore Dreiser, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Willa Cather, and Edith Wharton.
Often referred to as Cosmo, its content as of 2011 includes articles on women's issues, relationships, sex, health, careers, self-improvement, celebrities, fashion, and beauty.
Published by Hearst Corporation, Cosmopolitan has 64 international editions, is printed in 35 languages, and is distributed in more than 110 countries.
Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women.
Formerly titled The Cosmopolitan, the magazine was first published in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine in the late 1960s.
After Hearst died in 1951, the Hearst's International disappeared from the magazine cover altogether in April 1952.Cosmopolitan's circulation continued to decline for another decade until Helen Gurley Brown became chief editor in 1965.Brown remodeled and re-invented it as a magazine for modern single career women.Jack London's novella, "The Red One", was published in the October 1918 issue), and a constant presence from 1910-18 was Arthur B.
Reeve, with 82 stories featuring Craig Kennedy, the "scientific detective".Magazine illustrators included Francis Attwood, Dean Cornwell, Harrison Fisher, and James Montgomery Flagg.