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Norman Fischer Any Would Be If: Tanka-Poetry

Norman Fischer Any Would Be If: Tanka-Poetry

Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
A graduate of the University of Iowa Writers Workshop, Norman Fischer is a poet and essayist. He has been practicing as a Zen Buddhist priest for thirty five years, and is one of the senior Zen teachers in America. The latest of his more than twenty-five poetry and prose titles are Experience: Thinking, Writing, Language and Religion (prose, Poetics Series, University of Alabama Press), Conflict (poetry, Chax Press), The Strugglers (poetry, Singing Horse Press), and Magnolias All At Once (poetry, Singing Horse). In 2000 he retired as co-abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, one of the largest Buddhist organizations in the West, and founded The Everyday Zen Foundation (www.everydayzen.org), an international network of Buddhist groups and social projects.His latest Buddhist title is Training in Compassion (Shambhala). Norman Fischer lives on a cliff near Muir Beach California with his wife Kathie, also a Zen priest. Their two sons live in Brooklyn. This event is co-sponsored by Red Cedar Zen Community.
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Event Info: (360) 671-2626
Price: free
Free
Event Website: http://www.villagebooks.com/event/norman/fischer-043017
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 • Sun 4/30/17 at 4pm