Just released! Kyle Richtig’s new chapbook As The Sky Burns is available for free download.
Hurricane Dorian was the first experience Richtig Haus has had facing such an extreme weather event. We didn’t know what to expect and how badly we would be affected. With power still out in much of the province, we are now getting a clearer picture.
I didn’t know where I was going when I started writing “Chalkboard”. I wanted to write a story that was a mashup of something like Silence of the Lambs meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I have always been fascinated with these movies, as they are both about human predators. In both instances the main villain, (HannibalContinue reading “On Writing: Chalkboard”
Adam & Steve was written at a time when I believed in using parody to reclaim power. I was honestly tired of hearing, “It’s Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve” throughout much of my life, and this became a passive aggressive way of dealing with it. These days I find that inaction is preferable.
Green Sessions is a free acoustic album download by Kyle Richtig. Get your copy on Bandcamp today!
“Fear” was my first short story to be published. I had lived alone for about a year and a half when I wrote this story. I was living in Whitby, ON, and my then partner had taken a job in California. Living alone with only dogs and cats to talk to can make anyone feelContinue reading “On Writing: Fear”
This poem was written thanks to the inspiration brought forth by The Alcheist’s Studio‘s August Name That Vase contest. I was caught the moment I read that the theme for this month was “the myth of family’.
Electric Owl Vomits Eel is Richtig’s hand picked favourites from his albums Second Son (2018), Technological Advances (2015), Earth Tones (2004) and Transition (2019). Includes 4 previously unreleased tracks from personal projects: Wave (Life In A Scat Filled Universe, 2005), Wonder (Prayer Flags 2006), Asian Moon (New Songs 2008) and Polyamory (Second Son Outtake 2018).
I have worked in variety of office environments. Among other things, I was always the coffee glutton of the office. I tried to offset this by being the person who made the coffee. I thought if I ensured there was always coffee for the other staff, I wouldn’t have to feel bad for drinking itContinue reading “On Writing: Chocolates & Unemployment”
Kyle Richtig’s new album Transition has been released!