Interview with Shin Yu Pai (Ensō)

Interview with Shin Yu Pai (Ensō)

Shin Yu Pai’s new book, Ensō is categorized as a künstlerroman, an artist’s novel, a class of bildungsroman or apprentice novel, that deals with the maturation of a young artist. Yet this is not fiction, it’s autobiographical poetry and prose. Ensō...
Cascadian Zen Interview with Jason Wirth

Cascadian Zen Interview with Jason Wirth

“Cascadian Zen” is an event at Seattle University on February 14 and 15, 2020 that’s organized loosely around exploring the relationship between the Cascadian bioregion as it intersects with Zen ideas, practices, and aesthetics. A group of writers will gather to...
Cascadian Zen

Cascadian Zen

I am delighted to be part of the Cascadian Zen weekend at Seattle U, which I am helping to organize with Shin Yu Pai and Jason Wirth. Shin Yu is the former Poet Laureate of Redmond and Jason is Professor of Philosophy at S.U., and a Soto Zen Priest. Organized loosely...