Janis Joplin's compelling story told from teenhood through her rise to fame was an inspirational one. She went from the girl who never fitted in with her peers to one of the most famous and iconic female musicians in American history, who is a huge influence on female artists to this day. This book will include interviews with contemporary women singers like Pink, Lucinda Williams and others whose music has been shaped by Joplin.
Ann Angel is the author of six author biographies and works of criticism. She graduated from the Vermont College's MFA in Writing for Children Program, and she works as an author and educator, focusing on young adults. She is a prominent member of the Young Adult literature community and was the editor for Abrams' SUCH A PRETTY FACE.