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Friday, March 18 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Writing About Music in the Twenty Tens

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With music magazines vanishing and online sites expecting free contributions, how is a music writer to survive in the 20-10s? Is there a future for music critics in the world of tweeting and blogging? Successful writers from Brooklyn, San Francisco, upstate New York, and New Orleans offer their two-cents-worth, as well as some hands-on advice, as does a Manhattan literary agent who specializes in music books.

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Holly George-Warren

WriterJackalope PressHolly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, music consultant and producer. She has written more than a dozen books, most recently A Man Called Destruction: The Life & Music of Alex Chilton. Her writing has also been published by Rolling Stone, the... Read More →
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Jesse Jarnow

Freelance WriterN/Atweets @bourgwick, DJ on @WFMU, writing book about @TheRealYLT (due 2012 via Penguin/Gotham), 1/3 of @RealSloppyHeads.

Sarah Lazin

Sarah Lazin Books
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Ann Powers

Critic & CorrespondentNPR Music

Ben Sandmel

Journalist/Musician/ProducerThe Hot Biscuits Recording CompanyBEN SANDMEL is a New Orleans-based journalist, folklorist, drummer, and producer. His published work includes numerous liner notes and articles, a book about zydeco, a Michelin travel guide to New Orleans, and a forthcoming... Read More →
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Jaan Uhelszki

Editor-at-LargeRelix MagazineJAAN UHELSZKI was one of the founding editors at Detroit's legendary Creem Magazine. Since that time, her work has appeared in publications including USA Today, MOJO, Uncut, Rolling Stone, NME, Guitar World, PBS's Great Performances, San Francisco Chronicle... Read More →

Friday March 18, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 8BC

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