http://wekirtley.com/portfolio_category/outdoor/ Here & Beyond just published an article I wrote on Waikiki — then and now. I hope to publish several articles on Hawaii this summer and make a small dent in the overwhelming amount of cultural whitewashing that represents the vast majority of media on my state.
The Instant Circus tracks 24 hours in the life of a disaffected 20-something nine-to-fiver, typical in her contemporary ennui and narcissistic self-loathing. Leaving work one day she is entranced by and trails a 13-year-old nymphette into the Red Light district. Over the course of the neon-lit night she creates and embodies a new identity, meets vultures and lost souls, and becomes a prostitute.
Now available through Amazon Kindle HERE.
Ink Sweat & Tears published one of my new poems. UK-based IS&T was founded by Salt author Charles Christian in 2007 as a platform for new poetry and short prose, and experimental work in digital media. In 2010, editor, poet and artist Helen Ivory came on board as Deputy Editor. The webzine publishes and reviews poetry, prose, prose-poetry, word & image pieces and everything in between.
I submitted several pieces from my Moon Series to Create! Magazine’s inaugural issue and they were accepted!
Create! Magazine is an independent, artist-run publication highlighting the work of artists, makers, and creative entrepreneurs. Their issues are released in a digital and limited edition print format. It was founded by artist Ekaterina Popova, also the founder of FreshPaintMagazine.
Monday’s happy surprise!
My feature in Rogue Issue No. 3 on the subject of intelligence in America is now available to read online HERE.
So excited to announce the latest issue of Rogue Magazine featuring a sumptuous display of film, art, music and culture with articles on Kelly Osborne, Bill Hader, Jared Padelecki, Kaleo, X Ambassadors + many more!
PLUS…. My cover feature on the incredible young talent, Asa Butterfield and my interview with singer-songwriter phenom, Birdy.
Order a print copy on the Rogue Mag website today or grab a digital copy next week! These issues are so exceptionally well done, they’re design pieces.
My latest column for Life on the Androscoggin explores the history of the old Holman Francis Day residence at Goff & Court in Auburn. It’s a striking and well-preserved example of Queen Anne architecture at the turn of the 20th Century with giant bay windows and a tower!
Holman Day makes a fascinating portrait: newspaperman, poet, novelist, and one of Maine’s first filmmakers. It seems he and I are living our lives in reverse…