Upcoming Event

Yung Pueblo at the Emerson Colonial Theatre


The Way Forward

in conversation with DONNA FARIZAN 


October 13, 2023
7:00 PM ET


Emerson Colonial Theatre
106 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116


$35.00-$46.00 depending on seat location

Harvard Book Store presents New York Times bestselling poet YUNG PUEBLO for a discussion of his new collection The Way Forward.  He will be joined in conversation by DONNA FARIZAN, contributor for NBC’s TODAY Show. 


Tickets to this event are available exclusively though the Emerson Colonial Theatre box office, and each ticket includes a paperback copy of The Way Forward, pre-signed by the author. Please direct any ticketing questions to the theatre. 


About The Way Forward

In these rapidly changing times, it is more important than ever to know ourselves well and fully, even and especially in the face of turmoil. The Way Forward encourages readers to connect more deeply to their intuition, using it to remain focused and grounded amidst a world in constant flux.

In his latest collection of poetry and short prose, Yung Pueblo offers clear strategies for managing the unknown, inhabiting your personal power, and bringing your truest, healthiest self to relationships. Progressing naturally from both Inward and Clarity & Connection, The Way Forward is exactly that­­—an inspired beginning.

Donna Farizan
Donna Farizan

Donna Farizan

Donna Farizan is a contributor for NBC’s TODAY Show. In her current role, Farizan is responsible for on-air segments including profile interviews, human interest stories, live surprises, red carpets, sponsored adventures, and providing a wide array of content in the field for the fourth hour and TODAY All Day. She has also filled in as co-host for both Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager when they have been away. Prior to that, she was social contributor of the fourth hour of TODAY, a position she created in November 2017, in which she produced entertainment and lifestyle segments, conducted man-on-the-street style interviews and hosted behind-the-scenes interviews for TODAY.com, their social media platforms and TODAY’s YouTube page. She has interviewed numerous notable names and celebrities including Kevin Hart, Trisha Yearwood, P!nk and more.

Yung Pueblo
Yung Pueblo

Yung Pueblo

Diego Perez was born in Ecuador and immigrated to the United States as a child. He grew up in Boston and attended Wesleyan University. During a silent Vipassana meditation course in 2012, he saw that real healing and liberation were possible. He became more committed to his meditation practice while living in New York City. The results he witnessed firsthand moved him to describe his experiences in writing. The penname Yung Pueblo means “young people” and is meant to convey that humanity is entering an era of remarkable growth and healing, when many will expand their self-awareness and release old burdens. Diego’s online presence as Yung Pueblo, as well as his books, are meant to serve those undertaking their own journey of personal transformation. Today, Diego resides in Western Massachusetts with his wife, where they live quietly and meditate daily.


Emerson Colonial Theatre
106 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
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(617) 661-1515

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