The Poetry Demon: Song-Dynasty Monks on Verse and the Way. Kuroda Studies of East Asian Buddhism no. 29. University of Hawai’i Press. July 2021.
[*In development] A book about Buddhists and their Environments. co-edited with Jeffrey Moser.
Co-edited Special Issue
“Mapping the Sacred: Geospatial studies of Chinese Religions,” a special issue of Review of Religion and Chinese Society 3.2 (2016); co-edited with J. E. E. Pettit.
“Buddhist Fundraising Poetry: reading lost poems from the 1142 woodblock text Gāthā of Venerable Miaozhan,” History of Religions. Forthcoming.
“宋本《妙湛和尚偈頌》及相關資料” [The Song edition of Gāthā of Venerable Miaozhan and related historical materials], 俗語言研究, vol 7. In press.
“The Flavors of Monks’ Poetry: On a Witty Denigration and its Influences,” Journal of the American Oriental Society 141.1 (2021), 125–150.
“析論長蘆宗賾《坐禪儀》及《勸化集》兼其對居士的教化” [Changlu Zongze’s ‘Principles of Seated Meditation’ and ‘Tracts on Abstaining from Alcohol and Meat’ as essays for laypeople], Shengyan yanjiu 聖嚴研究, vol. 14 (2021), 297–333.
“A Geographic History of Song Dynasty Chan Buddhism: The Decline of the Yunmen Lineage,” Asia Major 32.1 (2019), 113–160.
“Returning Empty-Handed: Reading the Yifanfeng corpus as Buddhist poetry,” Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture 4.2 (2017), 383–419. [Special issue “Song Dynasty Literature and Culture,” ed. Ronald Egan.]
“Toward a Spatial History of Chan: Lineages, Networks, and the Lamp Records,” Review of Religion and Chinese Society 3.2 (2016), 164–188.
“Interpreters, Brush-dialogue, and Poetry: Translingual Communication between Chan and Zen Monks.” Approaches to Chan, Sŏn, and Zen Studies, ed. by Albert Welter, Jin Y. Park, and Steven Heine. SUNY Press. [Forthcoming]
“禪偈創作史初探–日藏墨蹟與刊本宋元語錄之比較” [“Observations on the history of making Chan gāthā: comparisons of Song and Yuan era woodblock prints with manuscripts from Japanese collections”], in 中國宗教研究新視野：新語文學的啟示 [Fresh Perspectives in Research of Chinese Religions – Opening New Philology], edited by Jia Jinhua 賈晉華 and Bai Zhaojie 白照傑 (Beijing: 宗教文化出版社, 2020), pp. 229-250.
“Poetry: China (Song and After),” co-authored with Christopher Byrne, in Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism, edited by Jonathan A. Silk (Leiden: Brill, 2015), pp. 547-553.
[*In review] “Riverine Buddhism at Changlu Monastery.”
Encyclopedia and Dictionary Entries
“Bukkō kokushi goroku 佛光國師語錄” “Fojian chanshi yulu 佛鑑禪師語錄” “Zusunsu yuyao 古尊宿語要” “Zongze 宗賾” “Fenyang Wude chanshi yulu 汾陽無德禪師語錄” “Wuzu Fayan chanshi yulu 五祖法演禪師語錄” “Wuxue Zuyuan 無學祖元” entries in Digital Dictionary of Buddhism, ed. by Charles Muller. Completed May to June 2020.
“Geodata for Song Dynasty Chan Abbots with Heirs – v. 1.0,” Harvard Dataverse (updated 2018), doi.org/10.7910/DVN/XANKXX
“On Hu Shih’s Coattails – Reflections on and Prognostications for Research on Chan Buddhism” by Ge Zhaoguang 葛兆光 (Fudan University), Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture 4.1 (2017), 1-18.
The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue, by Jeffrey L. Broughton, Elise Yoko Watanabe, Reading Religion: a publication of the American Academy of Religion. 8 March 2018.
Eimei Enju to Sugyōroku no kenkyū 永明延寿と『宗鏡録』の研究, by Yanagi Mikiyasu, Buddhist Studies Review 32.2 (2015), 309-312.
Readings of the Platform Sūtra, ed. S. Teiser and M. Schlütter, The International Journal of Asian Studies 10.2 (July 2013), 210-213.
The Power of Patriarchs: Qisong and Lineage in Chinese Buddhism, by Elizabeth Morrison, The International Journal of Asian Studies 9.2 (July 2012), 261-264.