The Wisdom of No Escape

Episode 175 of The Path to Authenticity features the second in a two-part conversation with Albert Flynn DeSilver, a poet and prose writer, speaker, and workshop leader. Albert served as Marin County California’s very first Poet Laureate from 2008 to 2010. He is the author  of the memoir Beamish Boy. His latest nonfiction book, Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened Life—based on his popular writing workshops by the same name—was published by Sounds True in 2017. Albert is also a mindfulness meditation teacher and speaker having presented with U.S poet laureate Kay Ryan, bestselling authors’ Cheryl Strayed, Elizabeth Gilbert, Maxine Hong Kingston and many others. He is the founder of the Brilliant Writers Online Writing School and teaches writing at literary conferences nationally. Learn more at albertflynndesilver.com. Enjoy. -tg

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175. Part 2 with Albert Flynn DeSilver
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