Fri, 11 October 2013
Pat Schneider is the author of How the Light Gets In: Writing as a Spiritual Practice. She is the author of ten books including five volumes of poems, Writing Alone & With Others, and Wake Up Laughing: A Spiritual Autobiography. Her libretti have been performed and recorded at Tangelwood and in Carnegie Hall by Robert Shaw & the Atlanta Symphony. Her work has been featured on NPR, National Public Television, and fourteen times on Garrison Keilor's "Writers Almanac." Pat is the founder and director emerita of Amherst Writers and Artists and AWA Press. She is also an adjunct faculty member of Pacific School of Religion in the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. You can learn more about Pat and her work at www.patschneider.com.
Direct download: Writing_as_a_Spiritual_Practice_with_Pat_Schneider.mp3
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Tue, 15 November 2011
Quinn McDonald is the author of Raw Art Journaling: Making Meaning, Making Art. Quinn is a business and creativity coach. She writes the "Business of Art" column for Somerset Studio magazine, and "The Raw Edge" coaching column for Art Quilting Studio. She's also a regular contributor to Create Mixed Media, F&W Media's art blog. Quinn uses coaching to help people find, or develop their careers, and to incorporate creativity in their lives. She believes that communicating is also an art form.
Sat, 28 May 2011
"When the inner and the outer are wedded, revelation occurs." - Hildegard of Bingen
Kim Rosen is the author of Saved by a Poem: The Transformative Power of Words. Combining her devotion to poetry with her background as a spiritual teacher and therapist, Kim has touched listeners around the world with poetry's power to awaken, inspire, and heal. She gives poetry concerts, lectures, and workshops in the U.S. and abroad. You can learn more about her work at kimrosen.net. You can also connect with her on the Saved by a Poem Facebook Page, and on Twitter at @savedbyapoem.
Some of the poems, poets, and books Kim mentions during the interview are:
Wed, 14 January 2009
Interview from November 26, 2008 with Jen Cross, a freelance writer and facilitator of writing workshops for survivors of sexual abuse, and of erotic writing workshops. Our conversation begins with Jen describing what happens during a Writing Ourselves Whole Workshop.
Check out the Writing Ourselves Whole blog where Jen has written out longer answers to the questions we covered, and some we didn’t get to include.
Fri, 2 November 2007
John Fox, Certified Poetry Therapist, is a poet and author of Finding What You Didn't Lose: Expressing Your Truth and Creativity through Poem-Making and Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making.
He teaches regularly at the collegiate and post graduate level as an adjunct faculty member of the California Institute of Integral Studies, John F. Kennedy University, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, the University of California, Santa Cruz and Holy Names University.
His work reaches people in hospitals, churches and retreat centers.
John is an international leader in the movement of poetry therapy as an expressive art and medicine. He served as president of National Association of Poetry Therapy in 2003- 2005. He received The National Association for Poetry Therapy's Distinguished Service Award in 1995 and since that time, he has served as a mentor/supervisor in the field of poetry therapy.
Direct download: Interview_with_John_Fox_of_the_Institute_for_Poetic_Medicine.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 11:12am PDT