To heal, we cut ourselves off from those we love. But without them, how do we heal?
I’m part of a group of women writing and thinking about the Norwegian epic novel.
I did a craft interview on immigration journalism, podcasting, and the power of slowness.
Wafa and Moutaz exemplify the long-haul love story of many immigrants, whose children, parents, and spouses remain on the other side of geopolitical barriers.
I’ve got an interview up with the Thai Buddhist feminist and activist Ouyporn Khuankaew in the recent issue of Tricycle magazine. Originally published for Buddhistdoor Global, the reprinted interview discusses sexuality, […]
How does receiving a donated organ affect your sense of self? Read more at Longreads.
I bought a house in Portland Oregon, and it brought up a lot of questions – about privilege, about gentrification, about inherited wealth, about race, about pruning, about dreams, and […]
Hey – it’s been a while! I had a baby last year, so the writing/publishing has been a little slow. On the other hand, motherhood is giving me a lot […]
I wrote a reported essay on my childhood neighborhood, Irvington, a much-changed and much-beloved historic district in Portland, Oregon. It’s taken me almost 2 years to work on their piece, […]
I’m approaching my second year (wow!) as a monthly columnist for Buddhistdoor Global. I write on women in Buddhism, and in honor of the anniversary, I thought I’d share a […]