Martin Shaw

Into the Marvelous
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Dance Palace
503 B St.
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956


$25, available through Black Mountain Circle

Black Mountain Circle and Point Reyes Books present an evening with mythologist Martin Shaw. 

Martin Shaw brings myths and stories to rouse beauty in troubled times, and introduces his new book, The Night Wages. In troubled times it can be easy to fall into either despair or numbness. Traditionally it was the role of the storyteller to rouse awareness of beauty and vocation in such moments, and attend to the grace. Martin brings myths that remind us of love, grief and the mysteries—provoking our humanity. He will also talk about his new book, The Night Wages, a rumination on the vitality of ancient stories in modern times.

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About Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw is a mythologist, author and wilderness rites-of-passage guide. A prominent teacher of myth, he devised and led the Oral Tradition and Living Myth courses at Stanford University and is a fellow of Schumacher College in the United Kingdom. Author of the award winning Mythteller trilogy, his new books for 2019 include, The Night Wages, Courting the Dawn: Poems of Lorca (with Stephan Harding) and Life Cycle, a long essay and conversation with Ai Wei Wei on myth and migration.

Scatterlings: Getting Claimed in the Age of Amnesia Cover Image
By Martin Shaw, David Abram (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781940468501
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: White Cloud Press - October 25th, 2016

A Branch from the Lightning Tree: Ecstatic Myth and the Grace of Wildness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935952015
Availability: Out of Print
Published: White Cloud Press - June 21st, 2011

Snowy Tower: Parzival and the Wet, Black Branch of Language Cover Image
By Martin Shaw, Coleman Barks (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781935952923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: White Cloud Press - March 25th, 2014