is ordained in the Order of Interbeing. Author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buddhism
(Nautilus Award) and editor of What Book!? Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop
(American Book Award). He’s also helped bring out three books by Korean Buddhist poet Ko Un SSN, in English. Host of Haiku Corner, online, for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, he’s led haiku workshops (and play shops) at the Asian Art Museum, Beyond Baroque, Book Passage University, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Otis College of the Arts, Stanford Writer’s Studio, Villa Montalvo, and SFZC City Center. He hopes to write two or three immortal haiku in his lifetime.