I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Lama Sangak Yeshe Tsomo, one of the only women empowered as a lama in the Namchak lineage. She was open about her […]
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
– Henry David Thoreau
I wrote my May Buddhistdoor column on the transitions between monastic and lay life for Buddhist women, and the balancing act between wanting a family and wanting a life of […]
Two remarkable women from different Buddhist traditions talk about their practices & lives.
A profile of Tibetan Buddhist teacher and professor at Naropa University, Dr. Judith Simmer-Brown.
I’m now a monthly columnist with BuddhistDoor Global, a Buddhist magazine from Hong Kong. My column focuses on women, from nuns to lay teachers, from issues of ordination and sexuality […]
Oregon is getting inundated with rain, snow, and frost, and I’m huddled inside, drinking way too much coffee and working on a few long-term projects. 2015 turned out to be […]
I’m excited to announce that I’ve been chosen as a contributing writer for Creative Nonfiction‘s “Writing Pittsburgh” project. I will be writing a chapter in the first collaborative book, which […]
My newest article, a longform nonfiction piece on the trend of Chinese students studying in the U.S.A., is now up at The Big Roundtable. Featuring profiles of four Chinese students […]
I did a series for Europe Up Close on how to ride a train across Siberia, based on my experiences in 2010. Here’s the most recent article – links to the […]