About Hiram Crespo

Hiram Crespo is the founder of Society of Friends of Epicurus and the multi-lingual author of Tending the Epicurean Garden and translator of a few other books. He’s 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.

Book Reviews

Author Page – Facebook, Amazon, Goodreads

Shakers & Doers Podcast: On Happiness, Epicurus and Changing Your Mindset

Hiram Crespo and Alexander Diaz of the SoFE, Interviewed for DB

Select Articles, Blogs and Blog Series

Author Panel @ American Humanist Association’s 75th Annual Conference

Interview with The Conscious Resistance

Subscribe to Hiram on Twitter

Visit his blog The Autarkist

Visit his blog at PartiallyExaminedLife.com

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Support Hiram Crespo on Patreon


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About Hiram

Hiram is an author from the north side of Chicago who has written for The Humanist, Occupy, Infidels, Ateistas de Puerto Rico, El Nuevo Dia, and other publications. His book Tending the Epicurean Garden (Humanist Press, 2014) is a contemporary and interdisciplinary introduction to Epicureanism. He earned a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from NEIU.