Natalie Goldberg (born 1948) is an American popular New Age author and speaker She is best known for a series of books which explore writing as [1 ] Zen practice. [2 ]
Goldberg has studied Zen Buddhism for more than thirty years
and practiced with [3 ] Dainin Katagiri Roshi for twelve years. [3 ] Goldberg is a teacher who lives in [4 ] Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her 1986 book Writing Down the Bones sold over a million copies and is considered an influential work on the craft of writing. [5 ] [6 ] Her 2013 book, [7 ] The True Secret of Writing, is a follow-up to that work. [8 ] [9 ]
Chicken and in Love (1979), ISBN 978-0-930100-04-9
Writing Down the Bones (1986), ISBN 0-87773-375-9
Wild Mind: Living the Writer's Life (1990)
Long Quiet Highway: Waking Up in America (1993)
Banana Rose (1995)
Living Color: A Writer Paints Her World (1997)
Thunder and Lightning (2000)
The Essential Writer's Notebook (2001)
Top of My Lungs (2002)
The Great Failure (2004)
Old Friend From Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir (2008), ISBN 978-1-4165-3502-7
(2010) Recollections of an Ordinary Woman, Foreword by Natalie Goldberg
The True Secret of Writing (2013)
References [ edit ]
^ "Frugal Traveler: Mellowing on a Canadian Isle". The New York Times . Retrieved May 23, 2013.
^ "Keep The Hand Moving Natalie Goldberg On Zen And The Art Of Writing Practice". The Sun . Retrieved May 23, 2013.
^ a b "What Failure Can teach Us". Beliefnet . Retrieved May 23, 2013.
^ "Beyond Betrayal". Tricycle: The Buddhist Review . Retrieved May 4, 2013.
^ "Writing Is Like Wrestling Buddha; For Guru Goldberg, It's A Religious Act." , September 22, 2000 – via The Capital Times HighBeam Research (subscription required).
^ John F. Baker, " Goldberg Moving to Harper San Francisco", , October 31, 2003. Publishers Weekly
^ Cecilia Goodnow, "A Memoirist's How-To Book: Bring Fearlessness" , March 5, 2008 – via Seattle Post-Intelligencer HighBeam Research (subscription required).
^ Jean Fain, "Author Natalie Goldberg on the Zen of Living, Writing and Eating", , March 4, 2013. Huffington Post
^ Helen Gallagher, "The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language", New York Journal of Books (accessed 2013-03-19).
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