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 Checklist

What to see, hear, read, and watch this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

Cutting Classes

How budget cuts are affecting the number of open teaching positions in our public schools.

Let’s Eat

Treasured recipes—and the stories behind them—from our staff.

Jane Smith-Garcés’s Pecan Pie

A pie that never lasts long enough to be stored in the refrigerator.

No Strings Attached

After years as an in-demand fiddle payer, Amanda Shires is redefining herself as a boundary-breaking singer-songwriter. Emphasis on “writer.”

EXCLUSIVE: Slaid Cleaves' "Texas Love Song"

The premiere of Slaid Cleaves’ “Texas Love Song,” a track from his newest album, Still Fighting the War, on sale today.

5 Things You’ll Be Talking About in June

According to the Rick Perry camp, sometime this month our governor will announce whether he plans to run for Texas's top office yet again.

Goodbye Jazz, Hello Pop

Talking with the Houston-born and -raised musician Josh Mease about his new record—and his new alias.