Jess Huon

    Writer & Speaker

    Jess Huon is a writer, speaker and retreat leader. She is the author of 'The Dark Wet' (Giramondo Publishing) and periodically writes and co-directs for Rollercoaster, a theatre company comprising actors with intellectual disabilities. In her retreats and public talks she brings classical teachings alive in a fresh, contemporary and transformative manner. She offers talks in a variety of different contexts across the globe – from rural retreats, bush camps, and monastic settings, to international literary arts festivals and conferences in capital cities. Recently Jess was a guest speaker at the French Conference for Living a Mindful Life as well as at the Annual Emerging Women Live Festival in New York. Her public talks have been described as "street language for the soul."