Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, author, artist, teacher, speaker, and writing coach. He served as the first Poet Laureate of Marin County, California from 2008-2010. Albert is the author of several books of poetry including "Letters to Early Street," and "Walking Tooth & Cloud," and his work has appeared in dozens of literary journals and anthologies worldwide. He presents at literary conferences nationally, directs a homecare agency, and teaches in the Teen and Family program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center near his home in Woodacre, California.
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ."
. . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .”
“A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry”
—Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing"
"an extraordinary story of second chances"
—Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth