Albert Flynn DeSilver
Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published author, teacher, speaker, and poet who served as the first poet laureate of Marin County, California, from 2008 to 2010. His latest book is the memoir Beamish Boy: A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening. He has been meditating, writing, and teaching for nearly two decades.
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 also is the author of Spring 2012, Letters to Early Street, and Walking Tooth & Cloud.
He teaches writing and meditation retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, the Esalen Institute, Shambhala Mountain, and at Writing Conferences nationally.