Order the Country Roots Music Issue

From Dolly Parton to Hank Williams, the Country Roots Music Issue covers the icons you love with writing from contributors new and old! Order today and get a free compilation CD with nineteen carefully selected tracks.

Michael A. Gonzales


Native New Yorker Michael A. Gonzales is a cultural critic/short story scribe who has written for Longreads, the Paris Review, Essence, Wax Poetics, and Soulhead.com. His fiction has appeared in Under the Thumb edited by S. A. Cosby, Bronx Biannual, Taint Taint Taint, and Killens Review of Arts & Letters. Gonzales has written essays about out-of-print Black writers for Catapult, the Bitter Southerner, and CrimeReads.com. He lives in Baltimore.