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Welcome to the website of writer, editor, photographer, and teacher Gene Hult.

Citysqwirl Blog

My culture blog is called Citysqwirl.

J. E. Bright children's books website

Under my pseudonym J. E. Bright, I specialize in children's stories for all ages, and have had more than 125 novels, novelizations, novelty, and non-fiction books published for boys and girls.

Citysqwirl Portfolio on Getty Images

My photography portfolio is available through Getty Images.

Brighten Press

I'm the publisher of Brighten Press, a small company building books for children and adults.

J. E. Bright author visits

I'm also available for author visits to your school, library, camp, club, or other organization.

Agapanthus -- link to Citysqwirl's Etsy shop

My Citysqwirl Etsy shop is now live, selling framed polyptych (multi-panel) collages of my photographs of flowers, birds, butterflies, cityscapes, and other items.

Render, poetry by Gene Hult cover

My first book of poetry was Render. These vivid, imagistic poems of belief, love, and manifestation are meditations on shaping your own reality. Available in paperback and Kindle editions from Brighten Press.

You Can Hear the Ocean -- poetry anthology cover

I edited You Can Hear the Ocean, an anthology of inspiring poems about the sea from famous writers and contemporary poets. It's a perfect beach house gift! Available in paperback and Kindle editions from Brighten Press.

Catfish and After -- poetry by Gene Hult cover

My most recent book of poetry is Catfish and After, available in paperback and Kindle editions from Brighten Press.

Gene Hult at Varisity Tutors

My tutoring services can be hired at Varsity Tutors.

Gene Hult's editorial services at Reedsy

My editing, copy editing, and proofreading services can be requested at Reedsy.

Gene Hult on LinkedIn

Look at my writing, publishing, editing, and teaching resume at LinkedIn.