About Kirk

KirkheadsmallKirk McElhearn writes about Macs, iPods, iTunes, books, music and more. He was a Senior Contributor to Macworld for more than 15 years, where he wrote hundreds of articles, including the Ask the iTunes Guy column and the Hey Apple, Fix This! column. He is also a regular contributor to the Mac Security Blog, TidBITS, as well as several other web sites and magazines. He is co-host of The Next Track and The Committed podcast.

Kirk has written more than twenty books, including Take Control books about iTunes, Scrivener, LaunchBar, and Audio Hijack. He has written documentation for dozens of popular Mac apps, as well as press releases, web copy, reports, white papers, and more. He is also a French-English translator, and has a Master’s degree in applied linguistics.

On Twitter, he’s @mcelhearn, and he has a Facebook page. You can see his photos on 500px.

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

If you’re looking for a freelance tech writer, blogger, or French-to-English translator, or if you’re interested sponsoring Kirkville, get in touch.