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About the Author
Mark Matousek is the author of two acclaimed memoirs, the international bestseller Sex Death Enlightenment and The Boy He Left Behind, as well as When You’re Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living; Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life; and Writing to Awaken. Formerly senior editor at Interview magazine, he worked with Sogyal Rinpoche on The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and with Ram Dass on his book Still Here. Matousek is a featured blogger for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and has contributed to numerous anthologies and publications, including The New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine (as contributing editor), Harper’s Bazaar, Yoga Journal, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and The Saturday Evening Post. A popular speaker and writing teacher, Matousek offers courses in creativity and spiritual growth around the world and is the creative director of V-Men (with Eve Ensler), an organization devoted to ending violence against women and girls. He lives in East Hampton, New York.