Paul W. Morris
Paul W. Morris has been involved with the website in several capacities since early 2001, including editor, marketing consultant, event producer, and contributor. He was an editor at Viking Penguin and Tricycle: The Buddhist Review before becoming a freelance gun for hire. He’s killed time at Entertainment Weekly and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia staring into the abyss, but nothing stared back. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including his introduction to a recent translation of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha. The former Director of Literary Programs at PEN America and Vice President of the Authors Guild, he currently serves as the Executive Director of the literary nonprofit House of SpeakEasy. He lives in New York City.
Recent Posts by Paul W.
Walking and Witnessing
For several years, I treated this unhappy anniversary as though it were sacred, like a national or religious holiday, taking a personal day off from work to walk the city streets, across bridges, through parks, along rivers, looking east and west out over the water on bright blue sky days to remember what was lost,…
Human of Steel
How purist fans survive the wait for the new Superman.
Keep on truckin’ in the Garden of Eden.
Ouga Chaka Zen
With a pie in the face or a poke in the eye, the rhyme and reason of Buddhism remains as elusive as ever.
Signs of the Father
Has God been reduced to cinematic sleights-of-hand?
Lingering ghosts and bright ideas at Ground Zero.
The Lord, and the Rings
Can Hollywood answer the perennial question: Who was Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings?
Zen and the art of running from a crumbling tower.