As part of my work with Oregon Humanities, I recorded and edited three radio clips of the people I interviewed. Chhabi, Ammar, and Solange are all refugees who came to […]
This story is close to my heart. A few years ago I stumbled on a pagan solstice ritual, and I’ve been delighted and intrigued by modern Druid practice ever since. […]
When you leave your home behind, what do you bring with you?
“Imagination is very personal; it’s like a fingerprint, it’s one of the most identifiable features of a self,” she says. “And at the same time, it’s also just a self. […]
The last two months have been really busy with teaching and writing projects, so I’ve had less time to read. However, I’ve still worked on a few books, mostly fiction […]
I interviewed Susan Piver, founder of the Open Heart Project and NY Times bestselling author, for my monthly Buddhistdoor column on women in Buddhism. We talked about virtual meditation, digital […]
Last year I won a fellowship from Creative Nonfiction to develop a piece of researched literary journalism on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each of us involved in the Writing Pittsburgh project worked […]