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Amanda Petrusich

Amanda Petrusich

Part-time Faculty
B.A. English & Film Studies, The College of William and Mary, 2000
M.F.A. Nonfiction, Columbia University, 2003

Amanda Petrusich has research and teaching interests in music and culture writing, creative nonfiction and the personal essay. She is the author of It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music (Faber and Faber/Farrar Strauss & Giroux, 2008) and Pink Moon (Continuum, 2007) an installment in Continuum Books' acclaimed 33 1/3 series. Her music and culture writing has appeared in the New York Times , Spin , Pitchfork , the Oxford American , Wire , the Onion A.V. Club , eMusic and elsewhere. She has served as a creative nonfiction writing instructor at the Charlottesville Writing Center.


News

Amanda Petrusich’s book, Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records, was published by Scribner in 2014. The book was reviewed in New York Times, and her research process for the book was featured in NYU Stories.

 

Contact Information

Amanda Petrusich

Part-time Faculty
petrusich@gmail.com
1 Wash Pl, Room 616
(212) 992-7745
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Office Hours
Wednesday 4-6

Courses

2014 Spring

Pop Culture Criticism
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

2014 Fall

Writing About Popular Music
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

Pop Culture Criticism
Tue 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2013 Spring

Pop Culture Criticism
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

2013 Fall

Writing About Popular Music
Wed 6:20 PM - 9:00 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

music and culture writing; criticism, creative nonfiction; travelogue; the personal essay; subcultures

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