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Michael Kew

Michael Kew

Michael Kew is a writer, photographer, and filmmaker who first became involved with media production when he was 12. In the 28 years since, Kew has been published extensively in many surfing and international travel magazines, newspapers, websites, and books, including his own self-published Crossings. Kew’s second travel book is set for release later this year. He lives with his three cats in a cabin on the southern Oregon coast.

Articles

Green: The Old Red

Green: The Old Red

Mar 16, 2015 March 16, 2015

“EXPECT ANOTHER ROUND OF STORM-FORCE WINDS, WITH HURRICANE-FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY IN THE VICINITY OF CAPE BLANCO. THIS WILL BE A VERY STRONG STORM. MARITIME AND COASTAL INTERESTS SHOULD TAKE ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO PRESERVE LIFE AND PROPERTY.” By dawn, the damage was done—downed trees, flooding, thousands without power. Read More

A Pacific Epiphany – An Excerpt from “Crossings”

A Pacific Epiphany – An Excerpt from “Crossings”

Aug 8, 2012 August 8, 2012

by Michael Kew From “Jewel of Palm and Rain,” Chapter 26 It was California's autumn equinox, with its earthy browns and yellows, its wind and its chill, on the cusp of solitude, that had sent me away. A shirtless late-afternoon bike ride across the farm, down the leafy corridor of… Read More

Trevor Gordon’s Artful Life

Trevor Gordon’s Artful Life

Jun 12, 2012 June 12, 2012

Patagonia Surf ambassador Trevor Gordon, 22, is not just a guy who, in the words of Dan Malloy, “surfs just like Curren.” Here we take a closer look at Trevor’s land-based talents. Michael Kew: How would you describe your art? Trevor Gordon: A bit… Read More