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Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 1P1
Free in-store talk with author Albert Flynn Desilver
For both writers and non-writers alike, DeSilver offers a mixture of engaging storytelling, dynamic meditations, and innovative writing exercises. Writing as a Path to Awakening invites you on a journey of growth and discovery—to enhance your writing through the practice of meditation, while using the creative process to accelerate your spiritual evolution.
“Albert Flynn DeSilver is a gem, a joy to work with, and puts together amazing workshops.” — Cheryl Strayed, #1 New York Times bestselling author
«Albert Flynn DeSilver offers the wisdom and warmth of a true friend who has walked the path. One who reaches out a capable hand and offers it to the new writer, to the struggling writer, and says here, here, let me show you not only how to write, but how to live.” — Dani Shapiro, author of Still Writing
Albert Flynn DeSilver is a highly regarded and sought-after speaker and workshop leader He has taught and presented with several luminaries, including Elizabeth Gilbert, Cheryl Strayed, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michael McClure, and U.S. Poet Laureate Kay Ryan among many others. In addition, Albert is an internationally published poet, memoirist, and novelist. His writing has appeared in over 100 literary journals worldwide. He has published several books of poetry and the memoir Beamish Boy, which Kirkus Reviews calls, “A beautifully written memoir of awakening and self-acceptance.” Albert teaches at the Omega Institute, Esalen, Spirit Rock, and writing conferences nationally. He lives in Northern California.