Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003

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Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003

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The Future Times was the monthly publication by the Atlanta Science Fiction Society (ASFS), a non-profit gathering fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy. The newsletter highlights the current events happening in the science fiction world, and officers of ASFS report to the fanzine. The ASFS partners with The Georgia Institute of Technology to support the Science Fiction collection at the library. The zine was published from circa 1999 to 2009. We chose Vol. 6 #7 published in July 2003 to digitally archive. The newsletter covers topics from the latest Harry Potter book release to Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 1
Cover of the Tropical Fantasy Issue of Future Times depicting the back of a person underneath an umbrella surrounded by advertisements for writings and information found inside.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 2
An introductory page to the fanzine newsletter including information about club officers and official business along answers to the monthly poll question.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 3
An interview with screenwriter Terry Rossio and his work on the film Pirates of the Caribbean

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 4
An interview with writer Alan Troop on his new piece "Dragon Moon."

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 5
A travel review of Tikal, Guatamala by Becca Heisler.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 6
News and brief announcements section of the newsletter detailing a convention, a write up on an awarded Georgia Tech student, and plans for the upcoming calendar.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 7
A narrative piece by Thomas Seay detailing his experience at a midnight release of a Harry Potter novel.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 8
The first part of the second place short story in a high school writing competition entitled "Repetition" by Nick Doerr. To be continued next issue.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 9
A continuation of the Rossio interview from page three and a list of nominees for the 2003 Hugo Awards.

Future Times, Vol 6 #7, July 2003, Page 10
A calendar detailing relevant events and dates from August 17th through July 16th 2003.
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