Slan Slum

An ersatz club created by Claude Degler in 1943 in New York as part of his Cosmic Circle. It was (supposedly) a local organization of the Empire State Slans.. Larry Shaw was the only real (though probably involuntary) member of either. Otherwise, he populated the clubs by contacting prozine readers using names and addresses culled from their letter columns. It seems to have had no real existence.


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