1700 Shattuck Ave, 2nd Floor

Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 486-0264

Writing as a Path to Awakening


Join internationally published poet, memoirist, novelist, Spirit Rock teacher, and workshop leader for “Writing as a Path to Awakening,” a reading, meditation, and writing workshop devoted to exploring your inner and outer creativity. Albert will be reading from his brand new book from Sounds True “Writing as a Path to Awakening,” which Bustle Magazine has called a “must read,” and best selling author Dani Shapiro has called “a gentle, lucid, compassionate, and erudite guide.”

Tuesday: January 23rd – 6:00pm-8:00pm
Writing as a Path to Awakening: Introducing tools to support writing as a practice. This evening session will include a reading, meditation and Q&A/discussion.
Cost: $20

Saturday: January 27th – 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Writing as a Path to Awakening: This workshop will include innovative writing exercises, prompts, dynamic meditation, and further exploration on how to take your writing and your life to the next level.
Cost: $75 before Jan 20th/ $85 after

Please register HERE

Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, memoirist, novelist, speaker and workshop leader. He is the author of several books of poems and the memoir Beamish Boy, which was named one of Kirkus Reviews “Best Books of 2012”. His latest book is Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life (Sounds True, 2017). Albert served as Marin County California’s very first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. He has shared the stage with US Poet Laureate Kay Ryan, bestselling authors’ Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Gilbert, Maxine Hong Kingston, and many others. Albert teaches at the Omega Institute, Esalen Institute, Shambhala Mountain Center, and at writing conferences nationally.



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