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Kirsten A.

Average rate
  • Payable
  • Joined February 2020

Experienced writer, editor and curator, empowering content and community through a love of language and the written word.

  • Anchorage, AK, USA
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Kirsten A.
Anchorage, AK, USA



Copywriting Design Social Media Content Community


$1,000/month Copywriting



With a background in cultural heritage, art curation and design, and a love of the written word, Kirsten has over 15 years of experience writing across scholarly, professional, marketing and creative sectors. For her creative work, visit

Work history

Anchorage Museum
Deputy Director/Chief Curator and Director of Center for Art + Inquiry
Directed the exhibitions, departments, programs, along with the publication, editing and design of creative publications and exhibition catalogs.
HDR Alaska, Inc.
Senior Cultural Resources Planner
Led the design, research and reporting of multiple project reports in conjunction with environmental planning and project management.
Senior Archaeologist/Cultural Resources Specialist
Led the design, research and reporting of multiple project reports in conjunction with environmental planning and project management.


Here is remote, in North: An Anthology of place.

Essay on the shifting meaning of remote in Alaska, exploring the history, culture, philosophy and technology of living remotely.

Up Here: The North at the Center of the World

Edited volume of creative, non-fiction and poetry from writers exploring the identity of the circumpolar North.



University of Alaska Anchorage
MFA, Creative Writing
University of Glasgow, U.K.
M.Phil, Archaeology
Willamette University
BA, English/Art History




Native or bilingual proficiency


Professional working proficiency


content creation content curation copywriting visual communications design digital marketing photo editing proofreading content graphic design


Basecamp Canva Eventbrite Instagram iMovie Mailchimp Medium Asana Facebook Flipboard Illustrator Slack Squarespace Kickstarter Google Analytics


Seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Education Entertainment Fashion Health & Wellness Kids & Parenting Media Photography Travel

What I read

brainpickings; guardian; vox; nytimes; new yorker; the atlantic; harper's; london review of books;

Side projects

Storycoaching high school students for mental health and improved social engagement

Ideal team

I love working with a team that is energized about its direction, and also love working independently to create substantive and in-depth research and content creation.