Kira Jane Buxton

Kira Jane Buxton is a Seattle based writer who was raised in Asia and the Middle East. Her writing is published or forthcoming in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, The Rumpus, The Huffington Post and elsewhere.

Stories By Kira Jane Buxton

My Magical First Job Running Wild in an Indonesian Zoo

As a twelve-year-old trainee I hand-fed hippos, hugged orangutans and was even bit by a baby tiger. Now that I’m an adult I wonder if kids these days need a little more dangerous freedom.