“An honest, piercing, blunt, lyrical, remarkable writer about the endless chambers of joy and pain in the heart.” Brian Doyle, author of Mink River
Tricia Gates Brown is an everyday theologian working as a writer, garden designer, and pastoral counselor on the north coast of Oregon. After completing an MA in theology then a PhD from the University of St. Andrews in 2000, she continued to pursue her studies—energetically self-educating in theology, spirituality, and the emotional life. She is currently at work on her second novel, and is a Postulant for Ordination in the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, answering a call into Spiritual Care (chaplaincy). Her essays have appeared in Oregon Humanities and Portland Magazine, and her blog is a part of The Christian Century Blogs Network.