David Chadwick (writer)

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David Chadwick (born 1945) grew up in Texas and moved to California to study Zen as a student of Shunryu Suzuki in 1966. Chadwick was ordained as a Buddhist priest in 1971, shortly before Suzuki's death. He assisted in the operation of the San Francisco Zen Center for a number of years.

Chadwick has two children and has married and remarried. He has written several books and continues to "dabble in Buddhism and related matters".[1] Among his works is Crooked Cucumber, the biography of Shunryu Suzuki.



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