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Amanda Petrusich is the author of “Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records” (Scribner; 2014), “It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music” (Faber and Faber; 2008), and “Pink Moon,” an installment in Continuum/Bloomsbury’s acclaimed 33 1/3 series. She is a contributing writer for Pitchfork and a contributing editor at The Oxford American, and her music and culture writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Spin, BuzzFeed, and elsewhere. She has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing from Columbia University and presently teaches writing and criticism at NYU’s Gallatin School. She lives in Brooklyn.

Selected Other Work

Dragged Through the Forest: The Long Gone Sound of Amede Ardoin

The Oxford American

Snacks on Snacks on Snacks: Alan Lomax’s ‘Ballads, Blues, and Bluegrass’

The Oxford American

All This Light: 48 Hours in Miami with the Ever-Mercurial Chan Marshall

Pitchfork

Here Together Are Our Hearts: The Love Songs of Sharon Van Etten

Pitchfork

Flowing Hair, Tight Pants? Women Can Rock That

The New York Times

How To Hunt Bigfoot

The New York Times

The Legacy of A Camera-Toting Huckster

The New York Times

In the Shadow of What If

The New York Times

A Boat of Biblical Proportions

The Atlantic

Dispatches From the Front Lines of Florida’s Wild Python Hunt

Buzzfeed

Is It Time for Us to Take Astrology Seriously?

Buzzfeed