Writing

A collection of blog posts related to writing and publication

My contributions: Troubled by lack of media attention given to Nepali first responders, I wrote this piece for The Huffington Post: “Communities Take the Lead on Earthquake Response in Nepal.”…

I have a new piece up on the Huffington Post: 10 Lessons I Learned While Working With Women Activists in Nepal. I consider it a bit of an experiment. I’m…

A stack of books

Tabitha Jensen-Blankenbiller invited me to participate in the Writing Process Blog Tour. She and I met at a Tin House workshop with the fabulous Jo Ann Beard in July. Tabitha…

Books on display in bookstore

Today, I walked into my local, independent bookstore––The Bookloft––in Enterprise, Oregon to sign some pre-ordered copies of While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal.…

My debut memoir, While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal, received its first major review this week.