Transit: From Heaven to Hell and Back Again (a commentary on Inanna and Remembering Consuelo (Paul Jordan–Smiths remembrance of Diane Wolkstein), Parabola, Volume 38, number 2 (Heaven & Hell issue), Summer 2013.
Opening the Gates (adaptation of a story retold by Shlomo Carlebach), Parabola, Volume 38, number 1 (Spirit in the World issue), Spring 2013.
A Visit with Josie Wowolla Boyle of the Wongi People (interview), Parabola, Volume 36, number 4 (Many Paths, One Truth issue), Winter 2011–2012.
The White Light Festival (review of the 2011 Lincoln Center series), Parabola, Volume 36, number 2 (Giving & Receiving issue), Summer 2011.
Shiva and Sati (retelling from the Hindu), Parabola, Volume 36, number 1 (Suffering issue), Spring 2011.
The Nightingale (retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story), Parabola, Volume 35, number 4 (Beauty issue), Winter 2010–2011.
The Desire to Relieve All Suffering (an interview with Dharma Master Cheng Yen), Parabola, Volume 35, number 3 (Desire issue), Fall 2010.
To Truly Live the Teachings (an interview with Master Minghai) and Lalya and Manjnun, Parabola, Volume 35, number 1 (Love issue), Spring 2010.
Who Knows What the Future Brings? (retelling of the Taoist story), Parabola, Volume 34, number 4 (The Way Ahead issue), Winter 2009.
Ruth: Where You Go, I Will Go and Monkey King: Journey to the West, Parabola, Volume 34, Number 1 (Imagination issue), Spring 2009.
God in Love, Parabola, Volume 33, Number 2 (God issue), Summer 2008.
Storyteller Speaking Silence: The Storytelling Art of Dovie Thomason (review), Parabola, Volume 33, Number 1 (Silence issue), Spring 2008.
I Have Arrived, I am Home (an interview with Thich Nhat Hanh by Diane Wolkstein), Parabola, Volume 31, Number 4, Winter 2006 (Home issue)
Beyond Views: An Exchange with Thich Nhat Hanh, Parabola, Volume 30, Number 4 (Fundamentalism issue), Winter 2005.
The Finest Quality Dirt (a essay about the Hans Christian Andersen story Hans Clodhopper), School Library Journal, April 2005.
Safe, Secure, and Wild, Storytelling Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 3, May/June 2000.
Transforming Fairy Tales: The Princess in Transition, School Library Journal, September, 1999.
Sun Mother Wakes the World, Parabola, Volume 24, Number 1 (Nature issue), February, 1999.
The Rebirth of Inanna, Parabola, Volume 23, Number 4 (Birth and Rebirth issue), November, 1998.
Tzaddik of Our Time, Parabola, Volume 20, Number 2 (The Stranger issue) Summer, 1995.
Twenty–Five Years of Storytelling: The Spirit of the Art, The Horn Book, December, 1992.
Psyche is Not a Wimp, Anima, Spring 1991.
Storytelling at the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center, National Storytelling Journal, Summer, 1985.
On Storytelling and Religion: A Conversation with James Wiggins, The Horn Book, June, 1983.
Beyond the Seer of Lublin and the Master Thief, Parabola, Volume 4, Number 1 (The Trickster issue), February, 1979.
The Master Play Puppeteer, Parabola, Volume 4, Number 4 (Storytelling & Education issue), December, 1979.
Telling Stories, Parabola, Volume 2, Number 4 (Relationships issue), 1977.
The Stories Behind the Stories: An Interview with Isaac Bashevis Singer, Childrens Literature in Education, number 18, Fall 1975.
An Interview with Harold Courlander, School Library Journal, May, 1974.
Old and New Sexual Messages in Fairy Tales, Wilson Library Journal, Volume 46, Number 2, October, 1971.