About Kirk

KirkheadsmallKirk McElhearn writes about Macs, iPods, iTunes, books, music and more. He is a Senior Contributor to Macworld, where he is The iTunes Guy; he is also a regular contributor to TidBITS, The Loop Magazine, as well as several other web sites and magazines. He is co-host of The Committed podcast.

Kirk has written more than twenty books, including Take Control books about iTunes, LaunchBar and Scrivener. He reviews classical CDs for MusicWeb, and is a French-English translator. He has written documentation for dozens of popular Mac apps, as well as press releases, web copy, reports, white papers and more.

He runs the Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson web site and the shakspr Tumblr. On Twitter, he’s @mcelhearn and he has a Facebook page.

A lapsed New Yorker, he lives near Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.

If you’re looking for a freelance tech writer, blogger or translator, or if you’re interested in a sponsorship of Kirkville, get in touch.