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.Continue reading
“R’lyeh” by John Coulthart.Continue reading
There’s a famous story that in 1899 Charles H Duell resigned from the US patent office and recommended that it be closed on the basis that “everything has already been invented”. It isn’t true.Continue reading
Satoshi Kon, who died on 23rd August, was a manga artist and anime director who brought a truly mature perspective to the Japanese animation medium.Continue reading
Cheryl Morgan is Salon Futura’s editor. She will be writing mainly about recent novel releases.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
This month we welcome Gary K. Wolfe, Nnedi Okorafor and Fábio Fernandes. The topic of conversation is, perhaps appropriately, The Conversation — how we talk about science fiction and understand its history.Continue reading
Cheryl Morgan talks to China Miéville at China’s home in North London.Continue reading
Cheryl Morgan talks to Lauren Beukes at the home of John & Judith Clute in North London. Lauren Beukes is a recovering journalist turned TV scriptwriter and novelist. She is the author of Zoo City and Moxyland. She lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.Continue reading
Book highlights selected by Salon Futura contributors and staff, and occasionally by our podcast guests and interviewees.
In this issue: Zoo City and Moxyland, Winter Song, What I Didn’t See and Other Stories, Zero History, An Artificial Night, The Quantum Thief, How To Live Safely In A Science Fiction Universe, Finch, The Reapers Are The Angels, The Living Dead 2, A Star Shall Fall, Blameless, The Evolutionary Void.
Each month we plan to bring you news of new releases in the Wizard’s Tower Press web store.Continue reading