Jacinta Howard is an Atlanta-based culture and music writer. Previously, she was the entertainment editor at Upscale Magazine, the music editor at rolling out, and a contributing arts and music writer at Creative Loafing. She's currently the news editor at Rock The Bells. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Atlanta magazine, BET, Shondaland, The Source, Denver Westword, HipHopDX, Paste Magazine, XXL Magazine, Eater, and Thrillist among many others. Jacinta is also a USA Today "Must Read" author of more than 10 contemporary romance novels. Her books have been noted in OkayAfrica, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Access Atlanta, USA Today, and Book Riot.