LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Beamish Boy, by Albert DeSilver
Saturday, October 13th, 2012 || 7pm
Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||
Come for adventurous and transformative tales from Albert DeSilver’s newest book, Beamish Boy (I am not my story): A Memoir of Recovery and Awakening. Albert tells tale of his travels, personal issues and experiences in this newest memoir of self-discovery and mis/adventure.
Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker/trainer, publisher and writing coach. Albert served as Marin County’s first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. 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 is the author, most recently of Beamish Boy: A Memoir, Spring 2012, Letters to Early Street, Spring 2007 from La Alameda/University of New Mexico Press, and Walking Tooth & Cloud, January 2007 from French Connection Press in Paris. Albert is also a meditation teacher at The Spirit Rock Center. In addition, he is a speaker and trainer having taught writing workshops at conferences and institutions coast to coast—from AWP and The British Institute in Paris, to The University of California-Davis. He lives in Northern, California.