Willy Thorn

Biography

Willy Thorn is a journalist, copywriter, playwright, artist & dj. He has also worked as a Capitol Hill reporter, wire editor, arts critic, public relations specialist, art therapist, morning radio host & rap promoter.

He has written hundreds of pieces, published in nearly 3oo periodicals - including articles, columns, essays, features, fiction & reviews. He proudly notes books in both Washington's Library of Congress & the Vatican Archives in Rome.

He also boasts a Master’s Degree from Marquette University (journalism); claims two fistfuls of awards (in journalism, theatre & photography) & lives many places, including San Francisco, Shanghai & Bangkok, Baltimore & most of the I-94 corridor in the Midwest.

Books

A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - For Silom & The Wrong Side Of The Tracks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A guide to Thailand's spiritual heart & an introduction to Bangkok's infamous Silom neighborhood ... incl. photos, maps & walking itineraries for 17 temples ... e.g.; magical blue Wat Suan Phlu ... the one-of-a-kind boat temple Wat Yannawa ... the incomparable Wat Hua Lomphong ... & the hidden Royal splendor of Wat Borom Niwas ... also includes: temple histories & free postcards. GOLD guaranteed!
Pearls of the Orient
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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From the crossroads of Kuala Lumpur … barefoot thru the temples of Bagan … to motorcycle traffic in Vietnam … Agra’s monkeys … the miracles of Khmer math… an ode to the Bahn Mi … the incomparable neighborhood of Pahar Ganj … Shanghai neon & CNY fireworks … India’s Taj Mahal & China’s Great Wall … the very first Buddha relics, in the world’s greatest temple ... & other Pearls of the Orient
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Chinatown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A walking guide to the spiritual heart of Thailand ... a photo essay for Bangkok's Chinatown ... a map & itinerary for all 15 temples in the neighborhood ... including the largest solid gold Buddha statue in the world (at Wat Traimit) ... also includes temple histories, dozens of photos & free postcards. GOLD guaranteed!
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Khaosan Road & Dusit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A guide to Khaosan Road & Bangkok's imperial Dusit District ... Equal parts walking tour, history & photo essay ... Includes 3 itineraries, with maps for the 16 temples in the region, incl. the glorious marble splendor of Wat Benjamabophit... Also includes: history & background for each temple, architectural guides, regional history, dozens of photos & free postcards. GOLD & treasure guaranteed!!
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - For Thonburi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A guide to THONBURI - Bangkok's Original Royal District ... Equal parts walking tour, history & photo essay ... Includes a pair of itineraries, with maps for 2o of the most famous temples in the region, incl. the world-famous Wat Arun ... Also includes: history & background for each temple, architectural guides, dozens of photos, free postcards. GOLD & treasure guaranteed!!
A Bangkok Temple Treasure Map - for Koh Ratan Kosin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A walking guide to the spiritual heart of Thailand ... a photo essay for 'Koh Ratan Kosin' - the Island of the Kings ... a 3-day itinerary with maps to all 15 temples on the island ... including world famous Wat Phra Kaew & the great reclining Buddha at Wat Pho ... also incl.: dozens of photos, histories for each temple, Dynasty king biographies & free postcards. GOLD & treasure guaranteed!
An American History of Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
A Mosaic of Poetry Fragments ... over 12o poem shards & shattered pieces, from 42 of America's greatest writers, comprising a Portrait of Time from the American Vantage ... each piece is by a Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry; incl. Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost & W.H. Auden, Robert Penn Warren & Wm. Carlos Williams, Slyvia Plath, Mary Oliver & dozens more. Incl. bios for each.
A Century of Pulitzer Poetry - Out of Context 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
An 'inverse anthology' of great writers' oddest poetry ... select works from 1oo years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poets ... taken totally out of context & 'repackaged' in laughable & light-hearted, head-scratching & hilarious ways ... includes a bio of every cited poet, for added nutritional value.
A Century of Pulitzer Poetry - Out of Context 3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
An 'inverse anthology' of great writers' oddest poetry ... select works from 1oo years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poets ... taken totally out of context & 'repackaged' in laughable & light-hearted, head-scratching & hilarious ways ... includes a bio of every cited poet, for added nutritional value.
A Century of Pulitzer Poetry - Out Of Context Too
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » American
An 'inverse anthology' of great writers' oddest poetry ... select works from 1oo years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poets ... taken totally out of context & 'repackaged' in laughable & light-hearted, head-scratching & hilarious ways ... includes a bio of every cited poet, for added nutritional value.
A Century of Pulitzer Poetry - Out of Context
Price: Free! Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
An 'inverse anthology' of great writers' oddest poetry ... select works from 1oo years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poets ... taken totally out of context & 'repackaged' in laughable & light-hearted, head-scratching & hilarious ways ... includes a bio of every cited poet, for added nutritional value.
Brother Booker Ashe - It's Amazing What The Lord Can Do
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » American
A biography of America's premier Black monk, aka Milwaukee's Ghetto Friar Tuck. Brother Booker Ashe was many things to many people. A famous clergyman, a civil rights leader, an inner city icon, a national black celebrity, a civic cornerstone, a chef, a theatrical buff, and a brother to all. Talented, charismatic, dynamic & multifaceted - everyone who met the man has a different story to tell.

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