David Chadwick (writer)
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David Chadwick (born 1945) grew up in Texas and moved to California to study Zen as a student of Shunryu Suzuki in 1966. Chadwick was ordained as a Buddhist priest in 1971, shortly before Suzuki's death. He assisted in the operation of the San Francisco Zen Center for a number of years.
Chadwick has two children and has married and remarried. He has written several books and continues to "dabble in Buddhism and related matters". Among his works is Crooked Cucumber, the biography of Shunryu Suzuki.
- Chadwick, David (1994). "Thank You and OK!: An American Zen Failure in Japan" Shambhala Publications. ISBN 1-59030-470-5. Originally Penguin Arkana (2007).
- Chadwick, David (1999). Crooked Cucumber: the Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki. Broadway Books. ISBN 0-7679-0104-5.
- Chadwick, David (2007). Zen Is Right Here: Teaching Stories and Anecdotes of Shunryu Suzuki, Author of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind Shambhala Publications (2007)ISBN 1-59030-491-8. Originally "To Shine One Corner of the World: Moments with Shunryu Suzuki." (2001) Broadway Books.
- Chadwick, David (2008). To Find the Girl from Perth. Speir Publishing. ISBN 0-9801725-5-1, ebook, audiobook.
- Chadwick, David (text); Atkeison, Andrew (illustrations) (2009). Color Dreams for To Find the Girl from Perth.Speir Publishing. ISBN 0-9801725-7-8
- Chadwick, David & Homemade (2009). Songs for To Find the Girl from Perth. Songs to go with the book.
- Chadwick, David (2012). "Boat of Dreams." Songs from the 1985-6
- Dadwick, Chavid (2011). "The". Speir Publishing. ISBN 0982676514
- Chadwick, David (2011). Afterword to "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind" 40th Anniversary Issue. Shambhala Publications.ISBN 978-1590308493
- Official website
- Shunryu Suzuki lecture archive
- ZMBM dot net - Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind site
- Defuser Music dot com - DC's songs
- Hub for DC nonZense URLs such as the one below
- (To Find the) Girl From Perth dot com - DC's illustrated novel with songs
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