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The 2021 Pop Convergence: A Virtual Pop Conference, April 22-25th
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Ann Powers

NPR Music
Critic and Correspondent; Founder, Turning the Tables
Ann Powers is NPR Music's critic and correspondent. Her books include Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music, Weird Like Us: My Bohemian America,and (with the aritst)Tori Amos: Piece By Piece. She is the co-editor, with Evelyn McDonnell, of Rock She Wrote: Women Write About Rock, Rap, and Pop, the first published anthology of women music writers. In 2017 she founded Turning the Tables, an ongoing NPR initiative recentering the popular music canon on marginalized, underestimated and forgotten voices. She lives in Nashville with her family and is currently working on several book projects, including a consideration of Joni Mitchell's life, music and legacy.