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Holly Day

Author of Music Theory For Dummies

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Holly Day has worked as a freelance writer and editor for more than 25 years, with over 7,000 published articles, poems, and short stories and 10 published books, including Insider’s Guide to the Twin Cities, Walking Twin Cities, Music Theory for Dummies (also released in Dutch, German, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Persian, Polish, and Russian-language editions), Music Composition for Dummies (also released in German and Spanish-language editions), and Guitar All-in-One for Dummies Her writing has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, a 49th Parallel Prize, an Isaac Asimov Award, six Pushcart awards, and three Dzanc Book’s Best of the Web awards, and she is the recipient of two Midwest Writer’s Grants, a Plainsongs Award, and the 2011 Sam Ragan Prize for Poetry. She teaches writing classes for children and adults at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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