A poet, teacher, and orchardist, Teddy Macker lives with his wife and two daughters on a small farm near Carpinteria, CA.
His writing appears in the Antioch Review, New Letters, Orion, The Massachusetts Review, The Sun, and various anthologies.
Among his honors is the Reginald S. Tickner Creative Writing Fellowship of the Gilman School in Baltimore.
He lectures in the College of Creative Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Visit Teddy’s Staff page for more information.
AUTHOR OF THE FOREWORD to THIS WORLD
Born in Vienna in 1926, Brother David Steindl-Rast has been a practicing Benedictine monk for over half a century.
Seen by many to be the successor to Thomas Merton, Brother David was one of the first Vatican-sanctioned delegates to participate in Buddhist-Christian dialogue.
His Zen teachers included Hakuun Yasutani Roshi, Soen Nakagawa Roshi, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, and Eido Shimano Roshi.
A recipient of the Martin Buber Award and senior member of the Mount Savior Monastery in Elmira, New York, he is the author of The Ground We Share,Deeper Than Words, and many other renowned works.