Mark Kemp is a veteran journalist who’s served as editor in chief at Creative Loafing and SF Weekly, music editor at Rolling Stone, executive editor at Option, and VP of music editorial at MTV Networks, among others. He is the author of Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South, and currently serves as the senior editor at the North Carolina magazine Our State.
Visit Mark’s blog, Kempspiel, for news, commentary, stories from his archives and progress reports on new writing projects, books, readings and more. And buy a copy of Dixie Lullaby in hard and soft cover on Amazon.com (please avoid the ebook version, though, as it is riddled with errors introduced by original publisher Simon & Schuster). Follow Mark and Dixie Lullaby on Instagram @markkemp, Twitter @mkempNC and Facebook.