Aug. 7, 2017

Albert Flynn DeSilver: Writing as a Path to Healing

Albert Flynn DeSilver: Writing as a Path to Healing

Albert Flynn DeSilver began his professional career as a photographer but was blown away by poetry during a reading in San Francisco. From that moment on, he dedicated his efforts to writing poetry, and funneling...


Albert Flynn DeSilver began his professional career as a photographer but was blown away by poetry during a reading in San Francisco. From that moment on, he dedicated his efforts to writing poetry, and funneling his passions into that art helped him recover from trauma he dealt with from a past that included substance abuse and strained family dynamics. Take a listen and learn how your passions can help you achieve healing in your life!


Albert Flynn DeSilver is an American poet, memoirist, novelist, meditation teacher, speaker, and workshop leader. He has a BFA in photography from the University of Colorado and an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. Albert served as Marin County California’s very first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. His work has appeared in more than one hundred 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.

 

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