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Editorial: Welcome to Salon Futura

Hello, and welcome to the first issue of Salon Futura, a new and hopefully somewhat different magazine devoted to the discussion of science fiction, fantasy and other forms of speculative literature.
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Cover: R’lyeh

“R’lyeh” by John Coulthart.
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Notes on The Waterworks

Sam Jordison writes for The Guardian’s Book Blog and will be featuring interesting books that you may not have read because they have been shelved in the part of the store you don’t look at.
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The Dream Master

Jonathan Clements is an expert on manga and anime. He will be bringing us news about science fiction and fantasy from Asia. Hopefully future columns will be happier.
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Writing in the Real World

Cheryl Morgan is Salon Futura’s editor. She will be writing mainly about recent novel releases.
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Short Fiction: September 2010

Karen Burnham will be bringing us news of the best of recent short fiction releases, concentrating primarily on stories that are online where you can go and read them immediately.
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The Salon: A Changing Conversation

Each month Cheryl Morgan invites a number of celebrity guests to visit The Salon and talk about some topic related to speculative literature.
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Interview: China Miéville

Cheryl Morgan talks to China Miéville at China’s home in North London.
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Interview: Lauren Beukes

Cheryl Morgan talks to Lauren Beukes at the home of John & Judith Clute in North London.
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Pipeline: September 2010

This regular feature of Salon Futura will highlight a number of significant book releases (and occasionally items in other media as well) in the month the issue is published. The selections will be made by Salon Futura contributors and staff, and occasionally by our podcast guests and interviewees.
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New in Store: September 2010

Each month we plan to bring you news of new releases in the Wizard’s Tower Press web store. Except that we are still building the store, so there’s not much to say this month. Fortunately editor, Colin Harvey, has come through with the table of contents for Dark Spires. We’ll have that available for pre-order as the store is finished. Meanwhile here’s something to whet your appetite.
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