The 2021 Pop Convergence: A Virtual Pop Conference, April 22-25th
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Kimberly Mack

Kimberly Mack is an Assistant Professor of African American literature and culture at the University of Toledo. Her book, Fictional Blues: Narrative Self-Invention from Bessie Smith to Jack White, was recently published by the University of Massachusetts Press. Kimberly’s second book, The Untold History of Early American Rock Criticism, about the BIPOC and white women writers who helped develop American rock journalism in the 1960s and 1970s, is under contract with Bloomsbury. Her 33 1/3 book, Living Colour’s Time’s Up, will be published in Spring 2023. She is also a music critic and memoirist whose work has appeared in Longreads, No Depression, and other places.

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