Ozeki wins the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her fourth book, The Book of Form and Emptiness.
One of this year’s award recipients is Lion’s Roar Associate Editor and co-editor of “Black and Buddhist,” Pamela Ayo Yetunde.
Williams will be awarded the $100,000 prize for the ideas set forth in his book “American Sutra.”
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Thich Nhat Hanh Program for Engaged Buddhism at Union Theological Seminary.
Buddhist attorney and restorative justice expert sujatha baliga has been named one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
Zen-inspired cartoonist, graphic novelist, and educator Lynda Barry is one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
The Vietnamese-American Zen Buddhist poet and novelist Ocean Vuong has been named one of the 2019 fellows of the MacArthur Foundation.
Famed Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh was awarded the prize for “Outstanding Inner Peace.”
Tibetan Buddhist lama Geshe Tashi Tsering has been recognized on the Queen of England’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.
Ajahn Brahm performed the first Theravada nun ordination in Australia and the first in the Thai Forest Tradition.