Schedule of Events

Meditation and discussion

Tuesdays 7:30 pm; Thursdays 4:30 pm; Fridays 10:30 am (all PST)

Livestreaming on ZOOM | Archived on YOUTUBE

Three-times-a-week online sessions are offered free to all on Zoom. More info here. You can also view archived sessions at Dean’s YouTube Channel.

Natural Meditation Workshop

Saturday, March 5, 1:00–4:00 pm PT

Paxson Yoga Center, Portland — ONLINE

Info and registration here

California Creative Writers Conference

Sunday, March 6, 2:15 pm PT

Online

Workshop: “Make Your Sentences Sing”
Info and registration here.

Online Author Event: The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature

Wednesday, March 30, 6:00 pm PT

Copperfield's Books: ONLINE

Free event.

Info & registration here.

Party-Reading-Signing: The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature

Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Diesel, A Bookstore, Santa Monica, CA

Publication party, reading, and signing, with author Dean Sluyter live in person. Event will be held outdoors and all attendees will be masked. Free, no registration required.

Details here.

Diesel, A Bookstore
Brentwood Country Mart
225 26th Street, Suite 33, Santa Monica 90402
310-576-9960

In-Person Reading / Signing: The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 7:00 pm PT

Vromans Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Vroman’s Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tel. 626-449-5320

Info here.

Emily Dickinson & Dr. Seuss Walk into an Ashram

Sunday, April 24, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Natural Dharma Fellowship, Springfield NH, & Online

Discussion, reading, and book-signing for The Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature.
Wonderwell Mountain Retreat
253 Philbrick Hill Road
Springfield, NH 03284
Info for in-person here.
Info for online here.

In-Person Reading / Signing: The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 7:00 pm

Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield, CT

Meeting Room (lower level)
Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street
Cohosted by Books on the Common and Ridgefield Library

Info and registration here.

Meditation–Discussion–Book Intro

Sunday, May 1, 2022, 8:45 am – 10:00 am

Aikido Schools of New Jersey, Roselle Park NJ

Dean Sluyter, cofounder of ASNJ‘s Sunday morning meditation program (ongoing for over 25 years), returns to lead meditation and discussion, and to present his new book, The Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature.

324 W. Westfield Ave, REAR
Roselle Park, NJ 07204

No charge, open to all.

Free Author Event: The Dharma Bum's Guide to Western Literature

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 7:00–8:30 pm PDT

East West Books of Mountain View, ONLINE

Details here.

Finding Enlightenment in the Classics: From Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss

Sunday, May 15, 2022, 10:30 am–12:00 noon

Orange County Spiritual Center, Irvine CA

Author talk/signing, The Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature.
Orange County Spiritual Center — OC Plaza
2575 McCabe Way, Irvine, CA 92614
Details TBA.

Book Reading-Signing-Schmoozing: The Dharma Bum's Guide …

Sunday, July 10, 2022, 2:30 pm

Center for Yoga LA

Free event, all welcome

230 1/2 N. Larchmont Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
323-498-0222
Info & registration here