Author Natalie Goldberg will be at Eagle Harbor Books on March 16th at 7 pm for a truly special evening. She will speak about her new book "The Great Spring: Writing, Zen and This Zig Zag Life." And the event also marks the release of the 30th anniversary edition of her classic book "Writing Down the Bones," which has sold over one million copies and been translated into 14 languages.
In her beautiful new book, "The Great Spring", Natalie tells stories that include moments of awareness drawn from her years of writing, teaching, and practicing Zen.
In this podcast interview, by Skype from her home in New Mexico, Natalie talks about her enduring devotion to Zen meditation and how it is interwoven with her writing and teaching. She touches on some of the stories in her new book, including her meeting with Bob Dylan’s high school English teacher. And she comments on why one should not write to get love.
In 1986, "Writing Down the Bones" inspired writers and would-be writers to “free the wr