Norman Brannon

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Norman Brannon is a musician and writer with almost 20 years of experience in music and journalism. Following the success of Anti-Matter — an independent music magazine he founded in 1993 — Brannon went on to become a contributing writer for Alternative Press, VIBE, Soma, and the groundbreaking irreverent hip-hop upstart Ego Trip. As a member of Texas is the Reason and New End Original, he steered a successful recording career throughout much of the '90s, achieving international acclaim and seeing his work licensed for use by Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, and Activision, among others. Most recently, he served as a founding contributor for the launch of MySpace's Music initiative and cut his teeth in television as the host of Here! Network's The Deal. In 2008, Brannon issued his first book, The Anti-Matter Anthology: A 1990s Post-Punk & Hardcore Reader.


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    Kevin Sessums was for 14 years a contributing editor of Vanity Fair magazine and for 4 years served in the same capacity for Allure magazine. Before that he was Executive Editor of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine. His other work has appeared in Travel+Leisure, Out, Playboy, and Elle magazines. His recent memoir from St. Martins Press, Mississippi Sissy, was on the New York Times Bestseller List and nominated for a Quill Award. The trade paperback of Mississippi Sissy will be out in March from Picador. He attended the Juilliard School of Drama.

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