Hiram Crespo is the founder of Society of Friends of Epicurus and author of Tending the Epicurean Garden (Humanist Press, 2014) and How to Live a Good Life (Penguin Random House, 2020). He has translated a few other works and has been featured in The New Humanism (a publication of Harvard University’s humanist chaplaincy), The Humanist (a publication of the American Humanist Association), Humanist Life (a publication of the British Humanist Association), occupy.com, and other outlets. He also writes the column Arte de vivir for the daily newspaper El Nuevo Día, and contributed a chapter to the upcoming book How to Live a Good Life (Vintage Books, 2019).
Hiram loves languages and language-learning, and currently is fluent in English, Spanish, and the universal language of diplomacy Esperanto, and also knows enough French to get by and a little German. He recently graduated with high honors from a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies at Northeastern Illinois University. He has another blog on goodreads and edits the official newsletter of the Society of Friends of Epicurus, titled Happy 20th!, and Sophie’s Journal, a literary and philosophical collection of works related to Epicurean philosophy.
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