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Robert Dunn

Author: Robert DunnRobert Dunn is a writer, teacher, and musician. He has published widely, including an O. Henry Prize-winning story, as well as fiction in The Atlantic, Redbook, Omni, and numerous literary journals, poetry in The New Yorker, and a front-page essay in The New York Times Book Review. His novel The Sting Rays is in print through Electron Press. He has worked for The New Yorker magazine, as well as teaching at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa. For the last years of the writer Bernard Malamud’s life, Dunn was his assistant in New York City; this was a significant part of his literary apprenticeship.

Currently, Dunn works for Sports Illustrated, and for more than two decades he has taught fiction writing at The New School in New York City, which he continues to do. Through the New School he created and taught the first accredited on-line fiction writing class in the world.

Dunn is also the founder of the musical group Thin Wild Mercury, as well as its guitar player and principal songwriter.

Check out his personal website, He can be reached at

Howard Massey

Howard Massey is a veteran music journalist who was an editor at Musician magazine. He has been a touring and session musician, a record producer, and an audio engineer.

He’s also written more than a dozen books, including The Great British Recording Studios and Behind The Glass (Volumes I and II). In addition, Massey co-authored legendary Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick’s critically acclaimed 2006 memoir, Here, There and Everywhere. ROADIE is his first work of fiction.

Check out the Roadie site. You can write to Howard at


L.E. Brady

Author: L.E. BradyL.E. Brady’s lifelong love of music has led her on a long, strange trip that has her now working as a novelist, a music journalist, and a radio personality in the Intermountain West.

She was raised in St. Louis, Mo., by a pack of Southern belles and an awesome stepfather, a man who bestowed on her the gift of great music and literature of all stripes. After high school, she eventually followed the sun to the University of Arizona, Tucson, where graduated with a degree in theater. Her current day gig is as music feature writer for the Standard-Examiner in Ogden, Utah, where she writes about everything from Baroque to screamo. For Salt Lake City radio station KRCL, Brady hosts Sunday Sagebrush Serenade, an Americana music program. The Beat Beat, her short radio feature on all things musical, also appears on KRCL each Tuesday.

Brady is currently working on The Pedigree Blues, her second novel of musical fiction set in the Austin music scene. She lives in Ogden with her husband, Steve, and twin sons, James and Lee. Her daughter, Carmen, is studying English literature in Greeley, Colo. Brady can be reached at

Roger L. Trott

Author: Roger TrottRoger L. Trott is a former rock music critic who has played bass and guitar in bands throughout northern California. Getting in Tune, Roger’s first published novel, is loosely based on his experiences playing with these bands, from gigs in San Francisco to club engagements on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.

Roger was born and raised in the small Sacramento Valley town of Lincoln, Calif., where his father published a weekly newspaper. After taking three years off from college to play music, he attended Sonoma State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and the University of California, Davis, where he earned a master’s degree in economics.

Roger lives in the Sacramento, Calif., region with his wife, Lisa Rea. He is currently working on a second novel of musical fiction and continues to play music, including mentoring a local youth rock band. More info at