Joseph Dispenza is the award-winning author of God On Your Own: Finding a Spiritual Path Outside Religion, The Way of the Traveler, Live Better Longer, and several other books and many articles about living a higher quality of life.
He was for several years the director of Education Programs for the American Film Institute in Washington, D.C., and later, a story editor for United Artists studios in Los Angeles. After that, he left Hollywood for Santa Fe, where he took up the life of a writer. The House of Alarcon, an epic novel of a Spanish colonial family in New Mexico, was published in the United States and simultaneously in the United Kingdom.
Joseph created a highly successful academic program in Moving Image Arts at The College of Santa Fe (now the Santa Fe University of Art and Design), and served as its founding Chair for seven years, while also teaching courses in Media Ethics.
Joseph is a columnist for several on-line publications, including Beliefnet.com. His articles have appeared in scores of magazines, including Spirituality and Health, American Way, Massage Magazine, and Yoga Journal.
He lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Readers Choice Award
Lowell Thomas Travel Literature Award