Alyana Vera is a Massachusetts native and writer with a focus on music journalism. Her work has appeared in print and online at publications like The Fordham ObserverAdHocThe Family ReviewsPost-Trash, Slumber MagOur Culture Mag, and more. Alyana was the Spring 2020 editorial intern at AdHoc, where she regularly contributed news pieces, artist Q&As, and more. In addition to writing, Alyana has a background in social media management and marketing. She currently works as the Social Media Assistant for the Politics, Groups, and Identities journal. Alyana is also a contributor at Ampled, where she works on artist outreach.

Alyana writes short at the show, a music newsletter on Buttondown. Subscribe here.

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