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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

Writing as a Path to Awakening

June 8 - 10, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Writing focuses our attention unlike almost any other activity. When we aim our attention toward the realms of all that is possible, our lives become a living expression of those possibilities. The written word has the power not only to inspire, but to awaken the purest treasures of the human heart. Join internationally celebrated author...