Gary Geddes talks about Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things: An Impossible Journey from Kabul to Chiapas.
Geddes traveled from Afghanistan, through China and then to Central America, retracing the trip of the fifth-century Buddhist monk Huishen.
Geddes published the anthologies The Art of Short Fiction and 20th-Century Poetry and Politics.
Gary Geddes is a poet, writer, editor and critic. He has written and edited more than 30 books, including the bestselling Sailing Home, and won over a dozen national and international awards, among them the Americas Best Book Award and the Gabriela Mistral Prize.
Most recently, Geddes was Distinguished Professor of Canadian Culture at Western Washington University.