About the Author
Gillian G. Gaar is the author of numerous books on music and popular culture. She has contributed to publications like Rolling Stone, Mojo, Seattle Times, and Goldmine, among others. Her work has appeared in a number of anthologies and she was project historian on Nirvana’s 2004 box set With the Lights Out. She’s A Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll made the New York Public Library’s Books For the Teen Age list in 1993, and she received a Music Journalism Award, Regional Periodicals, Criticism/Reviews in 1997 for her work at the Seattle music paper The Rocket. She is based in Seattle.