RANDAL DOANE, Ph.D., works at Cadence
Editorial Services as a copywriter, high-stakes grant
writer, and writing coach. His award-winning book on rock’n’roll — Stealing All Transmissions: A Secret History of The Clash — made the best-of-the-year book list at Counterfire in 2014. (Note: he’d love to make you the executive producer of the documentary film version.) His essays and reviews have appeared in Alternative Press, Hinterland, Kirkus Reviews, Inside Higher Ed, and Harper’s. In a previous life, he taught college courses for 10 years and worked as a dean for 11 more. Alongside his wife, kid, and Wheaten Terrier, Randal leads a life of bliss in Northeast Ohio.