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“O for a Muse of fire,
that would ascend
The brightest heaven
of invention,
A kingdom for a
stage, princes to act
And monarchs to
behold the swelling
-Willam Shakespeare
King Henry V

Kirk Miles

Kirk Miles

Kirk Miles is a Calgary based writer, clown, and arts administrator. His poems have been produced on CBC's Alberta Anthology, and his poetry and short stories have been published by several journals in western Canada. Kirk has participated in numerous festivals including the Expo 86, Calgary Olympic Festival, the Edmonton Street Performers' Festival, the Calgary and Edmonton First Night Festivals and the Calgary Winter Festival.

Kirk also teaches playwriting to Alberta junior high school students and poetry to grades four to six under the Artists in Schools Residency Program funded by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Kirk is currently president of the Single Onion Poetry Society, and returned to One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre as the Associate Producer for the High Performance Rodeo.

His first book of poetry, The Last Six Minutes of Elvis, was published by Touchwood Press in 2002. He is currently working on a book of poetry about his grandfather and a show for the 2006 High Performance Rodeo called me & Bob & Bob & me.

Check out some of: The Executioner's Wife

2006 Calgary International Spoken Word Society