Richard Geldard is a full-time writer and lecturer living in New York City and
the Hudson Valley. He is married to the artist and writer Astrid
He is a graduate of Bowdoin College, The Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College and Stanford University, where he earned his doctorate in Dramatic Literature and Classics in 1972. He has also studied at St. Johnís College, Oxford.
Geldard is the author of ten books, including studies of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Greek philosophy and culture. He is also a frequent lecturer. In June, 2003, and September, 2003, he was a featured speaker at Faneuil Hall in Boston as part of the Emerson Bicentennial Celebrations. In June, 2005, he was the Keynote speaker at the re-instatement of the Delphic Games in Delphi, Greece. In September, 2009 he gave the Flora Levy Lecture in the Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Contact the Author - richgeldard [at] gmail.com
Is it not imperative on us that we do something, if we only work on a treadmill?
And, indeed, some sort of revolving is necessary to produce a center and nucleus of being.
Henry David Thoreau, Letters to a Spiritual Seeker