I’ve been a public speaker since middle school ( for story + detailed CV, please see my track record ).
My work’s been published in over 150 newspapers and periodicals plus a couple of dozen anthologies, including
American Poetry Review, Asian Week, Brick, Chicken Soup for the American Soul, Christian Science Monitor, Exiled in the Word, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Inquiring Mind, In These Times, Kyoto Journal, Language for a New Century, Mānoa, The Nation, The New Yorker, Publishers Weekly, Shambhala Sun, Technicians of the Sacred, Tricycle, Veterans of War Veterans of Peace, Yoga Journal, and Zyzzyva.
… I’ve appeared on TV/radio programs hosted by
Jim Bohannon, John Dvorak, Connie Martinson, Tom Mischke, Ronn Owens, Jordan Rich, John Rothmann, Henry Tenenbaum, Sam Van Zandt, Brent Walters, Voice of America
… and online including,
American Reporter, The Atlantic, Buddhist Channel, CTheory, Dow Theory Letters, Evergreen Review, PBS.org, Patheos, and Rain Taxi
I’ve spoken at
Centre for Ethics at Newington; Health & Harmony Fair; New Living Expo; San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; World Affairs Council Asilomar Retreat; Mindfulness and Compassion: The Art and Science of Contemplative Practice; St John’s College; University of British Columbia; and University of the West
and offered workshops at
826 Valencia, Asian Art Museum, Green Gulch Zen Center, Nalanda West, Stanford Continuing Studies
Currently, I’m speaking about mindfulness, as well as offering the thing itself (guided meditations). Some recent venues include