Ian S. Port

Ian S. Port is the author of the nonfiction book The Birth of Loud, (Scribner, forthcoming), and his essays, articles, and criticism have appeared in The Believer, The Oxford AmericanPopular Mechanics, Radio Silence, Rolling Stone, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Threepenny Review, and the Village Voice. He was music editor of San Francisco Weekly, where among other duties he oversaw the award-winning All Shook Down music blog. He holds a BA from the University of California-San Diego and an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Columbia University.