Sallie Tisdale

Sallie Tisdale is the author of ten books, most recently The Lie About the Truck. Her earlier books include Women of the Way and Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them), and a collection of essays called Violation. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, Antioch Review, Conjunctions, Threepenny Review, The New Yorker, and Tricycle, among other journals. She is an authorized teacher in the Soto Zen lineage, and she teaches at Dharma Rain Zen Center in Portland, Oregon.

Events with Sallie Tisdale

Writing as a Spiritual Practice
May 30 - June 1, 2025

We are honored to have Writer and Zen Teacher, Sallie Tisdale of Portland, OR to offer this contemplative retreat that merges your inner life with creative expression! When we use writing as a spiritual practice, we realize that creative work and spiritual orientation feed each other. We also find the courage and freedom to express ourselves from the heart. This curriculum has been taught as a live workshop and an online class through Tricycle Online…