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Albert Flynn DeSilver

Poet, author, and meditation and writing teacher

Albert Flynn DeSilver

Poet, author, and meditation and writing teacher


Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker, and workshop leader. His latest book is Writing as a Path to Awakening (based on his popular workshops by the same name) and will be released September 1st from Sounds True.

Albert served as Marin County, California’s very first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. His work has appeared in more than 100 literary journals worldwide including ZYZZYVANew American Writing, Hanging Loose, Jubilat, Exquisite Corpse, Jacket (Australia), Poetry Kanto (Japan), Van Gogh’s Ear (France), and many others.

He is also the author of the memoir Beamish Boy, which Kirkus reviews called “a beautifully written memoir poignant and inspirational. . ..” Albert received a BFA from the University of Colorado and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Albert is also a speaker and trainer who has taught writing workshops at the Esalen Institute, the Omega Institute, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and literary conferences nationally. He lives in northern California.

Upcoming Programs

Writing as a Path to Awakening

August 6-11, 2017
Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

Who are you really? Are you ready to experience the truth of who you are and write from there? Albert Flynn DeSilver, an...