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10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by the San Francisco Zen Center

September 11, 2021

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – PST, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm – MDT, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – EST

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Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against WhichBringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His new poem, Be Holding, was released from the University of Pittsburgh Press in September of 2020. His collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released by Algonquin Books in 2019.



Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, ( she/her),  is a poet, author, and ordained Zen Buddhist priest. She has been the recipient of three Hedgebrook writer-in-residencies and twice a recipient as a fellow at Flight of the Mind for Women writers and once as a fellow in the summer program of Iowa Writers Workshop. She has  published successful spiritual non-fiction with Wisdom Publications, Parallax Press, Shambhala Publications and Sounds True. Website-

The essence of all her transmissions come together in her teachings including these books, The Deepest Peace: Contemplations From A Season of Stillness, Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging, The Way of Tenderness: Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender (print and audio)