Mickey Hess

An associate professor of English at Rider University, Mickey Hess is well-known as a professional blurb artist via his online column "I Will Blurb Any Book Within 24 Hours" at The Rumpus. He is also the author of eight books, including Is Hip Hop Dead? The Past, Present, and Future of America's Most Wanted Music, Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide, Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory, THE NOSTALGIA ECHO, and THE NOVELIST AND THE RAPPER.