The Vagrant was an amateur press publication published and edited by W. Paul Cook.
The Vagrant was published in the early 1900s. W. Paul Cool was a member of the United Amateur Press Association and a staunch supporter of the amateur press.
Contributors to The Vagrant included A. M. Adams, Clara L. Bell, Chas S. Campbell, Paul J. Campbell, O. Byron Copper, Anna Helen Crofts, Geo W. Darragh, Lucy Frost, Arthur Goodenough, Alma Myrtle Greenfield, Jean Connell Hayes, Edna von der Heide, J. E. Hoag, Willis Edwin Hurd, Winifred Virginia Jordan, Anita Roberta Kirksey, Franklin K. Lane, Andrew F. Lockhart, H.P. Lovecraft, Samuel Loveman, Pearl K. Merritt, Mabel I. More, James F. Morton, Jr., Essilyn Dale Nichols, Olive G. Owen, James Larkin Pearson, Geo I. Putman, Robert D. Roosmale-Cocq, Harriet L. Trieloff, Litta L. Voelchert, and Charles L.H. Wagner.
After reading H. P. Lovecraft's juvenalia in 1917, Cook encourage Lovecraft to continue writing fiction. May of his works were published for the first time in The Vagrant. The publication also published work by Lovecraft collaborators Anna Helen Crofts and Winifred Virginia Jordan.
W. Paule Cook also published The Ghost.