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THANK YOU CHERYL STRAYED for an incredible day of Writing, Truth, & Community! Thank you volunteers, partners, friends and family, and all of the attendees! Please check the facebook page for photos and updates from the event!" This event was presented by Albert Flynn DeSilver and The Owl Press. For future events with Cheryl and other extraordinary writers please join our mailing list at


Founded in 1997, The Owl Press publishes poetry and poetic collaboration in fine paperback editions. Please review our current publications, check out our authors and learn more about us. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.

New from The Owl Press:

by Albert Flynn DeSilver
264 pages ISBN 978-0966943092 $16.95
Books In Print-Pub date: September 1, 2012
E-book version June 15, 2012 in e-book for i-pad, Kindle, Nook, etc.

". . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational, comical and terrifying!"
— Kirkus

" . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . ."
— ForeWord Reviews

"Albert Flynn DeSilver's extraordinary story of second chances is about cultivating a creative life of joy and generosity out of the ashes of fear, doubt, and trauma."
— Marci Shimoff, New York Times bestselling author, Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason

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New Poems by Bill Berkson
64 pages ISBN 978-0-9669430-8-5 March 2007 $14

". . .Berkson does it [poetry] by means of a language and a form that are
never what one expects, but more exciting and to the point" — Kenneth Koch

From the Beginning
by Alice Notley
A 30-page limited edition chapbook with cover by Will Yackulic

Albert Flynn DeSilver hosts Bay Area Writing Workshops and Writing Classes in Marin County, San Francisco, and Oakland. Albert is also a Bay Area Writing Coach and Editor in Marin County, San Francisco, and Oakland for Memoir, Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction. Please email him for details: asisowl(at) or visit

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