Lifetimes Achievement Award & Ommiewood Hall of Fame
Mark Nepo Author of "The Book of Awakening "
With over a million copies sold, Mark Nepo has moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world with his #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening. Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark has been called "one of the finest spiritual guides of our time," "a consummate storyteller," and "an eloquent spiritual teacher." His work is widely accessible and used by many, and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages. A bestselling author, he has published twenty-two books and recorded fifteen audio projects. In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation. In 2016, he was named by Watkins: Mind Body Spirit as one of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People and was also chosen as one of OWN's SuperSoul 100, a group of inspired leaders using their gifts and voices to elevate humanity. Mark has been on the cover of OMTimes five times: the most of any individual.
Recent work includes Surviving Storms, The Book of Soul, a Nautilus Book Award Winner; Drinking from the River of Light, a Nautilus Book Award Winner; More Together Than Alone cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2018; Things That Join the Sea and the Sky, a Nautilus Book Award Winner; The Way Under the Way: The Place of True Meeting, a Nautilus Book Award Winner; The One Life We're Given cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016; Inside the Miracle selected by Spirituality & Health Magazine as one of the top ten best books of 2015; The Endless Practice cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2014; and Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, which won the 2012 Books for a Better Life Award; The Exquisite Risk cited by Spirituality & Practice as one of the Best Spiritual Books of 2005, calling it "one of the best books we've ever read on what it takes to live an authentic life."
Mark is available to speak and teach at conferences and to design and lead workshops and retreats throughout the year.