Roshi Joan Halifax

ROSHI JOAN HALIFAX is a Buddhist teacher, social activist, and author, and the founder and head teacher of Upaya Zen Center, in Santa Fe. She has received many awards and honors from institutions around the world for her work as a social and environmental activist and in the end-of-life care field. She is director of the Project on Being with Dying and founder of the Upaya Prison Project, which develops programs on meditation for prisoners. She is also founder of the Nomads Clinic, in Nepal. Her books include The Fruitful Darkness: A Journey Through Buddhist Practice, A Buddhist Life in America: Simplicity in the Complex, Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Wisdom in the Presence of Death, and Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet. Her latest release is the children’s book Sophie Learns to Be Brave.

Joan Halifax's featured book is: 'Standing at the Edge'

If you purchase a festival ticket (on the SFLF website) that is INCLUSIVE of the author's featured book, you will receive that book upon check-in for that event at the festival.

If you purchase the book directly through Collected Works, your book will be available for pickup at 202 Galisteo St (inside the brick and mortar bookstore, including during the festival).

Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet Cover Image
By Joan Halifax, Rebecca Solnit (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250101358
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Flatiron Books - November 12th, 2019

The Fruitful Darkness: A Journey Through Buddhist Practice and Tribal Wisdom Cover Image
By Joan Halifax, Thich Nhat Hanh (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802140715
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Grove Press - March 15th, 2004

Sophie Learns to Be Brave Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611808957
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Bala Kids - March 29th, 2022

Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death Cover Image
By Joan Halifax, Ira Byock (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781590307182
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: Shambhala - November 17th, 2009

THE SANTA FE LITERARY FESTIVAL

Celebrating the power of story, the inaugural Santa Fe Literary Festival will be an unforgettable weekend dedicated to a shared love and language of ideas. Collected Works Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookstore of the Festival. 

Bestselling, prizewinning authors and literary legends like Margaret Atwood, Joy Harjo, Colson Whitehead, Sandra Cisneros, John Grisham, amongst others, will headline the festival, discussing their work with readings and book signings that set the stage for further inspired conversations.

NOTE: If you purchase a festival event ticket that is INCLUSIVE of the author's book, you will receive that book upon check-in for your event at the festival.

To order books by festival authors directly from CW, see below. Collected Works will be carrying a wide selection of books by all participating authors available for online pre-order and at the on-site festival bookstore May 20-23.

Purchase your tickets from the SF Literary Festival website here.

Purchase your books by festival authors directly from CW below:

Margaret Atwood     Freddie Bitsoie     Sandra Cisneros

Lynn Cline     William deBuys     Ashley Ford

John Grisham     Roshi Joan Halifax     Joy Harjo

Anne Hillerman     Cheryl Alters Jamison     Craig Johnson

Asma Khan     Phil Klay      Jon Krakauer

Valeria Luiselli     Deborah Madison      Emily St. John Mandel

George R. R. Martin      James McGrath Morris     Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. 

Carmella Padilla     Douglas Preston     Kirstin Valdez Quade

Bob Shacochis     Henry Shukman     Hampton Sides

Bryant Terry     Darryl Lorenzo Wellington     Colson Whitehead

Don Winslow     Lawrence Wright