Noelle Oxenhandler

Noelle Oxenhandler began Buddhist practice in 1970. Her essays have appeared in many national and literary journals, and she recently retired from teaching creative nonfiction at Sonoma State University in California.

Recent Articles

Jane Hirshfield sitting in sunroom on a bench

The Zen of Jane Hirshfield

When we live in the liminal state, the place of listening, of not-knowing, then everything draws near to us, becomes kin. Noelle Oxenhandler on the words and wordlessness of the renowned American poet Jane Hirshfield.