Sallie Tisdale

Sallie Tisdale is the author of nine books, most recently Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them), which The New York Times called “a wild and brilliantly deceptive book.” Her essays have appeared in Harper's Bazaar, The New Yorker, Antioch Review, Tin House, and Tricycle, as well as many other journals. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including the Pushcart Prize, an NEA Fellowship, and the James Phelan Literary Award. Sallie is the senior lay teacher at Dharma Rain Zen Center. She works part-time as a palliative care nurse.