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

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...