Farah Joan Fard is a writer, media manager/producer, and performer. She currently works in digital media and publishing. She is also a freelance writer. Her writing has been published in Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Women’s Health, Performer Magazine, the Village Voice, Paste, and more. She has provided commentary for CityWide Blackout, Cincy Plugged In, the Movie Matters Podcast, and the Village Voice’s Pazz & Jop comments and poll.
Farah originally enrolled as a broadcast journalism student at Emerson College, eventually transferring to the school’s visual and media arts program. Still, she continued to dive into music journalism through a program at Berklee College of Music, where she was also taking classes. She has interviewed artists such as Terri Lyne Carrington, Blues Traveler, Fiction Plane, Karmin, Clint Mansell, and Creed Bratton, while also covering stories for tours including Janelle Monae, The Police, She & Him, Muse, and Kimbra. You may find some of these pieces in her 2013 Musician Career Profiles Project here.
She currently focuses her writing on the arts, culture, and health.