Marisa Handler — writer, singer-songwriter, teacher, and coach — is the author of the memoir Loyal to the Sky, which won a Nautilus Gold Award for world-changing books. Her essays, fiction, and poetry have appeared in numerous publications. Marisa earned her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has received many fellowships in Creative Writing, including a Fulbright and an Elizabeth George Foundation grant. She teaches widely on creativity, writing, meditation, and transformation at places like Esalen, Stanford, Spirit Rock, and the California Institute for Integral Studies. More at www.marisahandler.com.