Albert Flynn DeSilver, Writing as a Path to Awakening

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Bookshop Santa Cruz is pleased to present sought-after speaker and workshop leader Albert Flynn DeSilver for a book talk and signing of his new book, Writing As a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened Life.

Based on the wildly popular writing workshop series under the same name and taught around the country this is the book writers and creative-minded individuals alike have been waiting for. Designed to inspire creativity and spiritual awakening, the book is organized into four seasons with thematic chapters for each month of the year. Each chapter is made up of a story, followed by a meditation and writing exercise. Stories, meditations, and writing exercises to spark creativity and spiritual awakening.

Albert Flynn DeSilver has taught and presented with several luminaries, including Elizabeth Gilbert, Cheryl Strayed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael McClure, and U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan among many others. In addition, Albert is an internationally published poet, memoirist, and novelist. His writing has appeared in over 100 literary journals worldwide. He has published several books of poetry and the memoir Beamish Boy, which Kirkus Reviews calls, “A beautifully written memoir of awakening and self-acceptance.” Albert teaches at the Omega Institute, Esalen, Spirit Rock, and writing conferences nationally. He lives in Northern California.

“Albert Flynn DeSilver is a gem, a joy to work with, and puts together amazing workshops.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Cheryl Strayed, on Albert’s Writing as a Path to Awakening workshops 

“In this gentle, lucid, erudite and compassionate guide, Albert Flynn DeSilver offers the wisdom and warmth of a true friend who has walked the path. One who reaches out a capable hand and offers it to the new writer, to the struggling writer, and says here, here, let me show you not only how to write, but how to live.” —Dani Shapiro, author of Still Writing 

EVENT DETAILS: This free event will take place at Bookshop Santa Cruz. Open seating. Seats are generally set up one hour prior to the event's start time.

Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened Life Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781622039111
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sounds True - August 31st, 2017

 

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