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    Lynda Barry in New York City Paid Member

    Famed graphic novelist Lynda Barry's in town, and Tricycle contributing editor and founding art director Frank Olinsky went to see her at last night's crowded book signing at lower Manhattan's Strand bookstore, with its famed "8 Miles of Books"--or at least that's how they touted it when I worked there way back in 1983. Frank met Lynda a few decades ago, and when he read about the upcoming publication of her latest book What It Is, he called and asked her to contribute to Tricycle. More »
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    Buddhist Chaplains and a Hip-Hop Duo Paid Member

    Danny Fisher speaks with Joan Halifax Roshi about Buddhist chaplaincy and many other things. And music from hip-hop duo Shambhala on The Worst Horse. More »
  • Lynda Barry in the Times Paid Member

    Not to brag or anything, but I think The New York Times may have a bit of a crush on us. Hot on the heels of columnist Wendy Johnson's profile last week comes an article about artist/author Lynda Barry, whose drawings of meditating monkeys, along with an original essay, are featured in our Summer 2008 issue. More »
  • Philip Glass at the Met Paid Member

    Philip Glass's Satyagraha is at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Read his Tricycle interview from our Spring 2008 issue here. And A Monk Amok is heading to Korea. More »
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    Philip Whalen and the Bhutanese Bob Dylans Paid Member

    Danny Fisher points us to the Nation's review of The Collected Poems of Philip Whalen. And from the Worst Horse: "a small platoon of Bhutanese Bob Dylans". Ok, sure. More »
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    Japanese Poetry in South Korea Paid Member

    A profile of two Korean poets who were called unpatriotic for practicing Japanese forms of poetry. Like other Koreans who grew up under Japanese colonial rule, from 1910 to 1945, Son and Rhee learned Japanese, rather than Korean, at school. When the Japanese withdrew after their defeat in World War II, many of these Koreans found themselves without a true mother tongue - ashamed to speak Japanese but unable to read Korean well. But unlike others, Rhee and Son maintained their love of Japanese poetry long after the liberation. For that, they paid a price: a lifetime of disregard or disapproval from fellow Koreans. (And North Korea test-fired more missiles. The U.S. More »