I am unduly proud of this.
For Literary Hub, I pontificated about whether Dylan is a poet or not.
I wrote about my early life as a music fan for Literary Hub.
At the LARB, my review of a mediocre collection from the great Ellen Willis.
Ellen Willis was a no-nonsense, resolutely feminist, always engaging rock critic and essayist who wrote for publications including Rolling Stone, the Nation, the Village Voice, and the New Yorker (where she was the first rock critic). Her voice is sophisticated — maybe savvy is the better word — but always real. She dances to the records she reviews, bemoans…