Kimberley Snow


Short Biography

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Writing Yourself Awake:
ditation and Creativity

Writing Yourself Awake creates a simple approach for enhancing creativity, integrating the emotions, gaining insight, and increasing spontaneity by integrating writing and meditation. Drawing from both Eastern and Western sources of wisdom, author Kimberley Snow, Ph.D., uses short teachings, writing suggestions, meditation techniques, and active imagination to lead the reader toward deeper awareness.

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In Buddha's Kitchen:
Cooking, Being Cooked and Other Adventures in a Retreat Center

Includes excerpts from book, recipes, writing about food, and more.

This memoir, brought out by Shambhala Publications in both hard cover and paperback, is based on working as a chef in a Tibetan retreat center while studying Dzogchen with Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche.


Spanish translation


It Changes includes first two chapters of the novel, plus interviews.

A novel about the ups and downs of a Southern chef, Savannah, and Leo Stein, a poet from New York.

He changes. She changes. It changes.

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Keys to the Open Gate: A Women's Spirituality Sourcebook

Available on Amazon, coming soon to Kindle.



Writing Yourself Home

This book, which grew out of UCSB courses in Women in Literature, features readings from Margaret Atwood, Doris Lessing, Maxine Hong Kingston and a wide range of other authors, followed by suggested writing exercises. Other sections of the book focus on the process of writing, editing, and publishing.


My Short But Violent Career as a Chef

This cookbook with stories is currently out of print.