KELLY SCHIRMANN is a writer, musician, and visual artist from Northern California. She is the author of Popular Music (Black Ocean) and the co-author of Boyfriend Mountain (Poor Claudia). She sings in the band Sung Mountains and edits Black Cake, a record label for poetry and other experiments. Other projects include Friendship Collective, Public Access, and Americans for Responsible Technology (ART). She lives in Portland, Oregon, and at kellyschirmann.com.