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33 1/3 publishing How To Write About Music

A textbook titled How to Write About Music, is coming out on the 33 1/3 series, published by Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is publishing How To Write About Music, a book collecting a selection of texts from the 33 1/3 series, as well as excerpts from magazines, books and blogs, plus advice from music writers. Editors Marc Woodworth and Ally Jane Grossan interviewed over 40 music writers for the textbook, including the likes of Drew Daniel, Anthony Kwame Harrison, Richard Henderson, Marvin Lin, Paul Morley, Jessica Hopper, and The Wire’s Editor-In-Chief, Tony Herrington.

Chapters cover the live review, the album review, writing blog posts and how to pitch to publishers, and includes advice, examples and stories from music writers themselves. Launched in 2003, the 33 1/3 series (which is now on its 100th title) is a series of short books dedicated to writers writing about a specific album. More details on How To Write About Music here.