Kimberley Snow cofounded the Women's Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Writing Yourself Home and Keys to the Open Gate. She travels and teaches reading and writing seminars on choosing peace, and is also a visiting lecturer at UC Santa Barbara in writing and women in literature. Recipes are available on www.snowlight.com.
Cooking, Being Cooked, and Other Adventures in a Meditation Center
Kimberley Snow offers an outrageously funny and honest account of her adventures as head cook at a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center. With her earthy sensibility and sharp sense of humor, the author shows this world in a light devoid of… Read More
Kimberley Snow, PhD, is a prize-winning playwright, former chef, and university teacher. She currently serves as the program director and workshop leader for the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies, founded by B. Alan Wallace. She and her husband, the poet Barry Spacks, teach workshops on writing and meditation. In spring 2011, she and Dr. Radhule Weininger began to teach a workshop series entitled “Cultivating Emotional Balance through Mindfulness,” which will continue as an ongoing yearly offering for both beginning and advanced groups.
In 1991, she left teaching at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and moved to a Tibetan Buddhist community in Northern California, where she spent the next six years studying with Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, working in the kitchen, setting up a website for the community, and editing dharma books.