Natalie Goldberg is a poet, teacher, and the author of eleven books, including her classic, "Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within--"which has sold more than a million and a half copies and has been translated into fourteen languages--"Wild Mind, Long Quiet Highway, Living Color, "and "The Great Failure". She has taught seminars for thirty years to people from around the world, and lives in northern New Mexico.
Dosho Port is a Zen priest and Dharma heir of Dainin Katagiri in the Soto Zen tradition. He has also trained with Tangen Harada, Thich Nhat Hanh, and John Daido Loori. Dosho teaches with Wild Fox Zen at Transforming Through Play Temple in White Bear, Minnesota. He is a half-time single parent of two wonderful children and the program lead in a school for adolescents with severe behavior problems.