Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy has been a Zen meditation practitioner for more than 20 years. He teaches meditation, creative writing, and literature for the University of New Mexico-Taos and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, and leads writing and meditation workshops for a variety of conferences and organizations. His book The Time of New Weather won first place for Best Novel in the 2009 National Press Women’s Communications Awards. His debut novel, The Hope Valley Hubcap King, won the Hemingway Award for a First Novel. He is also the author of the Pulitzer-nominated novel The Finished Man and One Bird, One Stone.