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Ruth Ozeki


Ruth Ozeki

Ruth Ozeki is a novelist, filmmaker and Zen Buddhist priest. She is the award-winning author of three novels: MY YEAR OF MEATS, ALL OVER CREATION, A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING, which was a finalist for the 2013 Booker Prize, and THE BOOK OF FORM AND EMPTINESS. Her nonfiction work includes a memoir, THE FACE: A Time Code, and the documentary film, Halving the Bones. She is affiliated with the Everyday Zen Foun­dation and teaches creative writing at Smith College, where she is the Grace Jarcho Ross 1933 Professor of Humanities.

Ruth Ozeki

Books by Ruth Ozeki

by Ruth Ozeki - Fiction, Magical Realism

THE BOOK OF FORM AND EMPTINESS is a brilliantly inventive novel about loss, growing up and our relationship with things.

by Ruth Ozeki - Fiction

Full of Ozeki’s signature humor and deeply engaged with the relationship between writer and reader, past and present, fact and fiction, quantum physics, history and myth, A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING is a brilliantly inventive, beguiling story of our shared humanity and the search for home.