If you use your difficulties to create art, says Ruth Ozeki, it will give them meaning.
How do we remember a woman’s life? Can we piece her together from a few lines of poetry?
When bestselling author Ruth Ozeki becomes a Zen priest, she finds out Zen and novel writing do not easily go hand in hand.
Ruth Ozeki reviews “Writing as Enlightenment: Buddhist American Literature Into the Twenty-First Century”.
At times … I wish / I could meet in a duel / the man who killed my father
Ruth L. Ozeki’s touching memoir is also a profound meditation on love, stories, and the difference between losing and letting go.
Mirroring the journey of her novel’s heroine, Ruth Ozeki explored meat and media and discovered that writing is always political and denial always a choice. What’s in a Name? Last year my first novel was published. It’s called My Year of Meats. It’s a good title, I think. A funny title. A little proud, a […]