Amie Barrodale
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Amie Barrodale is an award-winning writer and longtime Buddhist practitioner whose first collection, You Are Having a Good Time: Stories, was published this summer. Her love story “The Night Report,” appears on p. 60 of the magazine. She lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband, Clancy Martin, who is also a Tricycle contributor.

Seth Zuiho Segall
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A Zen priest and psychologist, Seth Zuiho Segall served on the clinical faculty of the Yale School of Medicine for nearly three decades and is the author of Encountering Buddhism: Western Psychology and Buddhist Teachings. In “A More Enlightened Way of Being,” he asks whether traditional Buddhist ethics are compatible with the way we as modern people apprehend the “right” and the “good.”

Xiang Guohua
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A graduate of the Sichuan Fine Arts Academy University in Chongqing, China, where he trained in traditional ink painting, Xiang Guohua is known for combining the aesthetics of classical Chinese culture with experimentations in material and technique, with the aim of reviewing tradition through a contemporary, multicultural lens. His series Where Is the Meaning?, which cuts and reassembles traditional images, appears in the dharma talk “How to Be Faultless.”

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