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Saturday, July 28 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tent Talk: Dani Shapiro, Sylvia Boorstein & Major Jackson - On Time & Mindfulness

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Simultaneously international and local, Dani Shapiro, author and memoirist, hosts a session on how to make the best of our time. In conversation with legendary best-selling author Sylvia Boorstein and acclaimed poet Major Jackson, this tent talk will be sure to make you think about how you value time in this era of ultimate fragmentation.

Tickets $20

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Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the best-selling author of four memoirs, Hourglass, Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Her books span diverse subjects from her tumultuous upbringing in an Orthodox Jewish community and the tragic death... Read More →
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Major Jackson

Author, Poet, Editor, Harvard Review
Major Jackson is author of four collections of poetry, most recently Roll Deep, hailed in the New York Times Book Review as “a remixed odyssey.”Jackson has published poems, essays, and book reviews in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, Tin House... Read More →
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Sylvia Boorstein

Mindfulness Teacher and Author, Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Sylvia Boorstein has been teaching Dharma and mindfulness meditation since 1985. She is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, a psychotherapist, wife, mother and grandmother. She is particularly interested in emphasizing daily life as mindfulness practice and including... Read More →

Saturday July 28, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
Five Senses Festival: Amphitheater 292 Bee Brook Road, Washington, New Preston, CT 06777, USA