Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, daughter of Lawrence and Alvesta Manuel, is an author, poet, and ordained Zen Buddhist priest. She is a dharma heir of Zenkei Blanche Hartman and trained at the San Francisco Zen Center. The essence of all her transmissions come together in her teachings including these books, The Deepest Peace: A Season of Contemplation and Stillness (upcoming Parallax Press Fall 2020), Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging and The Way of Tenderness: Awakening Through Race, Sexuality, and Gender (print and audio). More at zenju.org