Kirk Kjeldsen


Kirk Kjeldsen received an MFA from the University of Southern California and is currently an assistant professor in the cinema program at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts. He has also taught at Fudan University in Shanghai, the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb), and the Polish National Film School in Łódź. His novel Tomorrow City was named one of the ten best books of 2013 by the New Jersey Star-Ledger; he also wrote and produced the feature film Gavagai. He lives in Germany with his wife and children.

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The Depths

3.65 avg rating — 723 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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Land of Hidden Fires

3.74 avg rating — 550 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Tomorrow City

3.96 avg rating — 52 ratings3 editions
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“gave her the prawn crackers. Then he tore into the crab chips, stuffing a handful into his mouth. Marah stared at the cartoon shrimp on her bag; even in animated form, it reminded her”
Kirk Kjeldsen, The Depths

“he said, interrupting her. “It’s gonna be great. I promise.” He grinned again, and she forced a smile back. The vacation had been his idea; they were individually and collectively out of sorts, and they’d needed some time off, he’d argued. She’d reluctantly agreed—not because she’d wanted to go, but because”
Kirk Kjeldsen, The Depths

“finished loading their luggage onto the cart and they started for the exit, where two young Malay soldiers armed with machine guns stood guard. Marah felt her mouth go dry, one of the precursors to the panic attacks she’d been having since her last miscarriage. In baggy navy uniforms two sizes too big for them, the soldiers hardly looked old enough to shave, let alone carry automatic weapons. Marah imagined them accidentally firing their guns, barely hanging on to”
Kirk Kjeldsen, The Depths

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