The Banshee was a literary zine published and edited by Rachel Fones.
Dedicated to short stories, illustrations, and poetry in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres, The Banshee appeared in the 1990s. It was published in Croydon, Surrey, UK. Issue 3 was published April 1993, and issue 8 appeared in 1994.
Illustrations were contributed by Derek Eames, Darren Goldsmith, Dave Hughes, Darren Vassen (cover #3) and Rob Whitlam (cover #8).
Poetry was contributed by R.L. Cook, Ray Fenech, Kevin J. Molony, K.A. Nethercott, and B.J. Roman.
Fiction was contributed by C.P. Andrews, D. Burley, G.T. Finn, Michael Foster, Dave Hughes, Rhys Hughes, R. Humphreys, D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), John Light, Paul McAvoy, Michael Nelson, Michael Park, Paul Pinn, Raymond Sibley, Geoff Stevens, Derek Williams, Roddy Williams, and Ed Wolfe.
Other items were by Jim Clifford, Barbara Johnson, Tony Lee (The Zone), Anthony Phillips, and a comic strip by Derek Eames.
Also included was an interview with Peter G. Mackie, by Rachel Fones.