Jessica Hopper

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General Information

Name: Jessica Hopper

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


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Illinois Connection

The author lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hopper is a music and culture critic whose work regularly appears in the Chicago Reader, LA Weekly, Spin, ANP and Chicago Tribune and has also been included in DaCapo's Best of Music Writing 2004, 2005 and 2007. She is also the music consultant for the public radio show, This American Life. Her widely-anthologized essay, Emo: Where the Girls Aren't was described as "influential" by The New York Times.

Hopper has also been a tour manager, band publicist, DJ, touring bassist, Girls Rock Camp booster and fanzine publisher.

Published Works

The Girls Guide to Rocking, Workman Publishing, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Jessica Hopper on WorldCat

Jessica Hopper on Amazon


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