Our Authors: Wes Nisker
Wes "Scoop" Nisker is an author, radio commentator, Buddhist meditation teacher, and performer. His books include Essential Crazy Wisdom: The Big Bang, The Buddha, and the Baby Boom; and Buddha's Nature. Mr. Nisker's latest book is entitled "Crazy Wisdom Saves the World Again!" He is also the founder and co-editor of the international Buddhist journal "Inquiring Mind." For over 30 years, Mr. Nisker has worked in radio, first as a news anchor, and more recently as a commentator, during his career winning the Billboard Magazine, Columbia School of Journalism, and San Francisco Media Alliance awards for excellence in FM radio programming. Mr. Nisker has studied Buddhist meditation for three decades with teachers in Asia and America, and for the past 15 years has been leading his own retreats and workshops in mindfulness meditation and Buddhist philosophy at venues internationally. He is an affiliate teacher at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and does regular workshops at Esalen Institute and other venues.