Byron Coley is a writer and archivist, best known as the co-editor of Forced Exposure magazine. He also wrote for New York Rocker, Boston Rock, the LA Weekly, and Take It!, and was the Underground Editor of Spin. He currently writes for The Wire, does pantloads of liner notes, and curates the occasional art show. In 2011, Coley published the first collection of his reviews, C'est la guerre: Early Writings 1978-1983. He lives in Western Massachusetts.