Caryn Rose

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Caryn Rose is a music writer, archivist, and historian who has contributed to publications such as Pitchfork, NPR Music, Vulture, Salon, Pollstar, and Billboard, among others. In 2018, she authored five essays, ranging from Aretha Franklin to Joan Jett, for the anthology Women Who Rock, and in 2017, she contributed an essay on Maybelle Carter to the essay collection Woman Walk the Line. Her next book, Why Patti Smith Matters, will be published by the University of Texas Press in Spring of 2022. She currently resides in Detroit.