Jeff Salamon

Jeff Salamon is a senior editor at Texas Monthly and previously served as an editor at the Village Voice and the Austin American-Statesman. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, Details, and Artforum. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a native of New York City. He lives in Austin with his wife, two children, two dogs, and one cat.


The Strange Boys

Singer-songwriter Ryan Sambol on the band’s new album, Live Music, and more.

The Mars Volta

Omar Rodríguez-López on the meaning of Noctourniquet, doing a reunion with At the Drive-In, and getting bored.

Ben Fountain Undoes Dallas

The acclaimed 
author is publishing his first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. And some of his neighbors may not be happy.

The One-Question 
With Douglas 

The author of Cronkite answers the question: What’s the most surprising thing you learned about Walter Cronkite?

Dan Rather Pop Quiz!

Six interesting facts about the retired CBS news anchorman found in his new book, Rather Outspoken.

Like a Writer

Bizarre similes pour forth from debut novelist Jonathan Woods’s fingers like wine from a bottomless bottle that is also missing its cork.

The Ron Paul Effect

In the forthcoming Ron Paul’s rEVOLution, journalist Brian Doherty takes an up-close look at the libertarian Texas congressman.

Between Hell and Texas

Over the past year, state photographer Wyman Meinzer has roamed the Big Empty, documenting the drought’s toll. Will he ever take another pretty picture?

A Q&A With Brené Brown

Brené Brown discusses her book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Gotham Books) and her 2010 TED talk on vulnerability.

Texas Well-Represented at the National Book Awards

Including books from Dallas resident Ben Fountain, UT-Michener Center alum Kevin Powers, South Texas native Domingo Martinez, and the legendary LBJ biographer Robert Caro.

Jacqueline Kelly Returns to the Willows

The Austin-based writer’s love of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows inspired her to write a sequel to the 1908 classic.