Free U.S. Shipping on orders over $20.00


Author Details

Author Photo

Karen Maezen Miller

Karen Maezen Miller is an errant wife, delinquent mother, reluctant dog walker, and expert laundress, as well as a Zen Buddhist priest and meditation teacher at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles. She is the author of Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood, and her writing is also included in the anthologies The Best Buddhist Writing 2007 and The Maternal Is Political. She offers retreats and workshops around the country. You can catch up with her writing and events at

Book Trailer for Paradise in Plain Sight

You are Born: An Excerpt from Paradise in Plain Sight

For everyone.

You are born.

Let’s consider the facts before we get carried away.

You are born and no one—neither doctor, scientist, high priest nor philosopher—knows where you came from. The whole...

Read More

Meet Karen Maezen Miller author of Hand Wash Cold

Research says the modern woman is increasingly unhappy. Why do you think that is so?
I'm not so sure that unhappiness is increasing regardless of what the research says. I know that research is increasing, and that may be the key to the...

Read More

Saved by the Laundry: From Hamper to Happiness in 8 Steps


Read More

Author Resources