DODIE BELLAMY is an American novelist, nonfiction author, journalist, and editor. Her latest book is When the Sick Rule the World (Semiotext(e)/Active Agents). With Kevin Killian, she coedited Welcoming the Flowers Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative Writing 1977-1997 (Nightboat).
| BALLING BUDDHA
American Buddhism irritates me. I think of lecherous rinpoches; I think of high school gymnasiums packed with cross-legged bourgeoisies chuckling with Pema Chödrön over shared foibles.