Guest Teacher: Albert Flynn DeSilver
September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
On Tuesday September 5th, Napa Valley Insight Meditation will host a talk by mindfulness speaker, poet, writer, speaker, and workshop leader, Albert Flynn DeSilver.
Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker, and workshop leader. Albert served as Marin County’s very first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. His work has appeared in more than 100 literary journals worldwide including ZYZZYVA, New American Writing, Hanging Loose, Jubilat, Exquisite Corpse, Jacket (Australia), Poetry Kanto (Japan), Van Gogh’s Ear (France), and many others. He is the author most recently of “Beamish Boy: A Memoir,” “Letters to Early Street” from La Alameda/University of New Mexico Press (2007), and “Walking Tooth & Cloud,” from French Connection Press in Paris (2007). His new books, “Writing as a Path to Awakening,” based on his popular writing workshops by the same name, and a novel “Brooklyn, Wyoming” are due out in 2017.
Albert is also a speaker and trainer having taught and presented with such luminaries as Elizabeth Gilbert, Cheryl Strayed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael McClure, and U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan among many others. He teaches writing workshops at The Esalen Institute, The Omega Institute, Spirit Rock Meditation Center and literary conferences nationally. He lives in Northern California.