This is the first edition of a new periodical about invented languages ranging from personal and artistic conlangs to universal language projects.
A detailed and enthusiastic profile of... More > a language that appeared in a 19th-century science fiction novel. A description of a young auxiliary language project which has had a few dozen participants. The "toolkit" (tutorial) column discusses an entire category of words that is sometimes overlooked by language inventors. Also: a news page; brief reviews of several relevant books; and an editorial about "the joy of ink on paper." This issue concludes with a mockumentary article about a language that builds all its words from an inventory of three syllables.